2. CERTAIN MEDICATIONS
Age is not the only factor contributing to osteoporosis existence, it is also a feature of Cushing’s syndrome and prolonged steroid therapy as well as inject-able contraceptives, some cancer treatments, and antidepressants.
With awareness of the effect of these medicines and others, every patient must consult their doctor to recommend supplement and/or medication than can counter the effect other treatment.
3. LOSS OF HEIGHT
Age comes with a loss of height and a bent back. But when these sign come faster than normal or are notable, such as the loss of two or more inches and an acute curvature in the backbone around the shoulders and the neck, it’s a sign of osteoporosis. After the age of 50, a regular height measurement is highly advisable.