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    Medical Conditions That Increase the Risk of Osteoporosis

    Medical Conditions That Increase the Risk of Osteoporosis

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    Diseases that increase the risk of osteoporosis include those of the:

    Other medical conditions that increase a person's risk of developing osteoporosis include any condition that reduces the amount of estrogen or testosterone in a person's body, such as removing a woman's ovaries.

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    By Healthwise Staff
    Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
    Carla J. Herman, MD, MPH - Geriatric Medicine
    Last Revised November 6, 2012

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