Osteoporosis affects more than 10 million Americans, with women four times more likely to develop osteoporosis than men. Estrogen deficiency is one of the main causes of bone loss in women during and after menopause. Women may lose up to 20 percent of their bone mass in the five to seven years following menopause.
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Your physician can help you assess your risk of developing osteoporosis by examining your personal and family medical history and by measuring the strength and density of your bones as you approach menopause with a bone density test.
UK Nephrology, Bone and Mineral Metabolism provides comprehensive services for patients with bone metabolism conditions such as osteoporosis. Our team of physicians is actively engaged in groundbreaking research to help manage these conditions.
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