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Menopause and Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a chronic condition where bones become thinner and are more prone to breaking.

Osteoporosis is a chronic condition where bones become thinner and are more prone to breaking. As Dr. Holly Atkinson explains in this video, it is much more common in women during menopause, when estrogen levels drop dramatically.

 

 

Dr Holly Atkinson

This video features Dr Holly Atkinson. Dr. Holly Atkinson specializes in Internal Medicine and is an award-winning medical journalist. She is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine as well as Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Medicine at Mt. Sinai Hospital.

Duration: 0:30. Last Updated On: Nov. 8, 2017, 6:14 p.m.
Reviewed by: Dr Holly Atkinson, Dr. Preeti Parikh, . Review date: Dec. 17, 2012
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