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    How do I know if I am at risk of osteoporosis?

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    Osteoporosis Australia (OA) is a national not-for-profit. Our vision is Healthy Bones for all Australians. Education, awareness and research can help combat osteoporosis and reduce … View Profile

    There are many risk factors for developing osteoporosis, which include but are not limited to: family history, lifestyle factors such as smoking and excessive alcohol consumption, a continual lack of sun light exposure or lack of calcium in your diet, certain medical condtions/medications such as celiac disease or use of cortico-steroids and for women, early menopause. Please visit the Osteoporosis Australia website for more information (

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