VCU Program for Osteoporosis and Bone Health

Am I at risk for bone disease?

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Do you currently have a bone disease?
Are you age 65 or older?
Are you a woman?
Do you have a history of falls or bone fractures as an adult
Does a close adult relative, such as a mother, sister or aunt have a history of fractures?
Do you smoke?
Did you have an early onset of menopause?
Do you drink alcohol frequently and heavily?
Do you have low calcium and vitamin D intake?
Are you thin framed and have a low body weight?
Have you lost weight?
Do you exercise rarely or not at all?
Did you have a late onset of your first menstrual cycle (menarche)?
Do you have low estrogen levels?
Do you suffer muscle weakness?
Do you drink a large quantity of caffeinated beverages?
Do you have a family history of osteoporosis?

 


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Last Updated on September 13, 2005

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