A porous hip bone (left) shows signs of osteoporosis, which raises the chance of hip fracture after a fall. Photo: Shutterstock
A porous hip bone (left) shows signs of osteoporosis, which raises the chance of hip fracture after a fall. Photo: Shutterstock
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Want to avoid hip fracture? Osteoporosis treatment and prevention, and how the bone condition is also linked to heart disease

  • On World Osteoporosis Day, we ask experts about how to deal with the condition, including medication that can be taken and vitamin deficiencies to be aware of
  • Five lifestyle changes to consider include more weight-bearing exercise, sleeping well and taking care of your gut microbiome

A porous hip bone (left) shows signs of osteoporosis, which raises the chance of hip fracture after a fall. Photo: Shutterstock
A porous hip bone (left) shows signs of osteoporosis, which raises the chance of hip fracture after a fall. Photo: Shutterstock
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