Harvard Men's Health Watch

Osteoporosis update for men

With aging comes a greater risk for osteoporosis: a decline in bone strength that puts you at risk of fractures. Men lose bone strength at an older age than women. Osteoporosis is less common in men at all ages. A man can take steps to prevent bone loss and harmful fractures and may choose to be screened for bone loss if his doctor thinks he can benefit.
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