Prevention of Osteoporosis (cont.)
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The image on the left shows decreased bone density in osteoporosis. The image on the right shows normal bone density.
Arrow indicates vertebral fractures.
Normal spine, B. Moderately osteoporotic spine, C. Severely osteoporotic spine.
Hormone replacement therapy causes calcium to be retained in bone cells. Calcium increases bone strength.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/13/2016
Coburn Hobar, MD
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