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.

 

 

Holly Atkinson, MD

This video features Holly Atkinson, MD. Dr. Atkinson specializes in internal medicine and is an award-winning medical journalist.

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