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Chaim Putterman, MD


Risk Factors for Osteoporosis In Reproductive-Age Women

October 14, 2011

It is becoming more and more apparent that a number of risk factors for osteoporosis are present and detectable--if not outwardly visible--long before the actual onset of this disease. However, osteoporosis has traditionally been misperceived as a condition only of the elderly, and as a result many of its risk factors have been ignored, misdiagnosed, and unreported among women age 20 to 45.