Health Matters: What is Osteoporosis?

Anyone can develop osteoporosis, but there are things you can do to lower your risk

HEALTH MATTERS–If you have osteoporosis, you’re more at risk to be injured doing everything things. At least 54 million Americans have osteoporosis. Anyone at any age can develop the disease and for everyone, the effects can be serious. “Osteoporosis is painless until you have a fracture,” said Dr. Sleckman, with Essentia Health Rheumatology. Dr. Sleckman explained that as bones lose…