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Osteoporosis – Are You at Risk and How Do You Treat It?

…..Many menopausal women suffer from osteoporosis.  Osteoporosis is the thinning of bones which causes them to become weak, brittle, and more susceptible to fractures.  Women have an increased risk of osteoporosis throughout their lifetime.  Risk factors include: Low body weight Smoking history Fair skin Menopausal state …..There are various methods of prevention and treatment for osteoporosis. …

Some Risks When You Use Oral Contraceptives

…..It has been a common thought that when using a medication for a particular problem, always try to use the lowest dose possible so potential side effects would be decreased. In terms of oral contraceptives, the dosage of these medications has been gradually reduced over the years in order to decrease the risks of abnormal…