Among the many joys of menopause is the potential onset of osteoporosis. But if you know you have it, you can take steps to prevent the loss of bone mass that can make your bones more brittle.
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Dr. Barry Jacobson, Medical Director of the Crozer-Keystone Osteoporosis Center, speaks with CBS Talk Philly about ways to delay and prevent osteoporosis.
One out of every two women and one out of every four men will break a bone due to osteoporosis during their lifetime. Most broken bones result from osteoporosis, a silent disease that causes bones to get thinner and more brittle as we age.