MSH: Reduction of bone mass without alteration in the composition of bone, leading to fractures. Primary osteoporosis can be of two major types: postmenopausal osteoporosis (OSTEOPOROSIS, POSTMENOPAUSAL) and age-related or senile osteoporosis.,CSP: loss of bone mass and strength due to nutritional, metabolic, or other factors, usually resulting in deformity or fracture; a major public health problem of the elderly, especially women.,NCI: A condition that is marked by a decrease in bone mass and density, causing bones to become fragile.,MEDLINEPLUS: <p>Osteoporosis makes your bones weak and more likely to break. Anyone can develop osteoporosis, but it is common in older women. As many as half of all women and a quarter of men older than 50 will break a bone due to osteoporosis.</p><p>Risk factors include </p><ul><li> Getting older </li><li> Being small and thin </li><li> Having a family history of osteoporosis</li><li> Taking certain medicines</li><li> Being a white or Asian woman</li><li> Having osteopenia, w

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