Did you know that May is Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention month?
Osteoporosis refers to a progressive loss of bone density, resulting in weaker bones that are more apt to break or fracture at even mild trauma. Aging, heredity, diet and lifestyle are all factors in osteoporosis, as are certain medications and medical conditions. Osteoporosis is a often a factor in hip fractures, which frequently lead to hip replacement surgery.
Check out the infographic below (click image to download) about Osteoporosis to be aware and prevent yourself from becoming one.