Osteoperosis is a condition of fragile bone with an increased susceptibility to fracture. Key risk factors for osteoperosis include genetics, lack of exercise, lack of calcium and vitamin D, excessive alcohol consumption and being underweight.
During the onset of this condition, you may have signs and symptoms that include:
Back pain, caused by a fractured or collapsed vertebra
Loss of height over time
A bone fracture that occurs much more easily than expected