Symptoms & Types

You can have osteoporosis and not know it, but many people notice symptoms such as pain and height loss. Read a brief description of osteoporosis symptoms.

Think of osteopenia as a midpoint between having healthy bones and having osteoporosis.

Juvenile osteoporosis most often happens in children between ages 8 and 14. It sometimes develops in younger children during growth spurts

Premenopausal osteoporosis (bone loss that happens before menopause), is not uncommon and can result in painful, debilitating fractures.

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