Please see the index below for a list of all our articles on Osteoporosis.

If you are new to the subject, we recommend starting with: What You Need to Know About Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is categorized as primary (age-related) or secondary (resulting from other conditions or medications), both weakening bones.

Risk factors for osteoporosis include age, gender (more common in women), family history, low body weight, and certain medications.