Are You At Risk?
Women past menopause are at risk for osteoporosis.
The good news is that you can protect your future.
After menopause, most women experience bone loss, which can eventually lead to osteoporosis - a disease that causes bones to become fragile and more likely to break. As it progresses, fractures can occur, especially in the spine (or backbone), wrists and hip bones.
It is estimated that there are over 20 million women in America with osteoporosis. Yet relatively few have been diagnosed or treated.
It is important to know that many effects of bone loss are silent. So you must do everything you can now to help secure a healthier future.
Complete this quiz.
If you are a woman past the age of 50 and postmenopausal, answer these questions to the best of your ability:
(This quiz is not a substitute for your physician's clinical judgment and consideration of any risk factors you may have.)