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Does osteoporosis cause any symptoms?

Ask the doctors Q. Is there any way to tell if you are getting osteoporosis? Are there symptoms? A. Osteoporosis is a disease that causes your bones to become weak and brittle and more likely to break. Unfortunately, you probably won’t have any symptoms until the disease is advanced or you actually experience a fracture. However, there are two visible clues of osteoporosis: changes in your posture (such as a…

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