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Osteoporosis – Dr.Murtaza Adeeb

Dr.Murtaza Adeeb   Definition: Osteoporosis is defined by the WHO as a bone mineral density that is 2.5 standard deviations or more below the peak bone mass as measured by a DEXA scan. This definition is even confusing for doctors.so in layman’s terms osteoporosis is softening of the bones due to hormonal changes particularly in menopausal women and also due to ageing and certain medication in both women and men.   There are 2 kinds Primary osteoporosis Type 1: Post menopausal-Women after menopause. Type 2: Senile-After 75 yrs in both [...]