If you have broken a bone in a minor bump or fall, you could have osteoporosis
And if you have broken a bone through osteoporosis, you are twice as likely to break another.2,3
The first step toward strengthening your bones is to take a look at your fracture risk, eat healthily, do some exercise and most importantly, talk to your doctor.
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