Peggy Jo Goodfellow, Arizona Farm Bureau: If you think you can’t get osteoporosis because you’re a man, think again. Real men get osteoporosis too! As our population ages, even
As many as 2 million American men already have osteoporosis, the bone thinning that makes bones brittle and porous and are likely to fracture. Twelve million men are at
Infographic by: American Recall Center
Many of the risk factors that put women at risk for osteoporosis apply to men as well. For example family history, taking steroid medicines, not exercising, smoking, drinking too much alcohol or having low testosterone levels can put men at risk of getting osteoporosis.
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