Both sexes at risk of osteoporosis

Both sexes at risk of osteoporosis

There are 2 comments on the Green Bay Press-Gazette story from Aug 4, 2012, titled Both sexes at risk of osteoporosis. In it, Green Bay Press-Gazette reports that:

Don't think of osteoporosis as just a little old lady's disease. "It certainly can be a problem for men," said Dr.

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West Chicago, IL

#1 Aug 15, 2012
All are at risk of osteoporosis. Young and old, male and female could develop the disease. Usually, doctors recommend using bisphosphonates like Fosamax. However this drug has had negative feedback. More could be read here about complaints of side effects.

New York, NY

#2 Aug 31, 2012
While osteoporosis has been more prevalent in women, that doesn't make men immune to the disease. Since it is an age-related disease, men as they advance in years may also be made susceptible to the disease, taking into consideration other risk factors. A number of the elderly population, both men and women, are in fact using osteoporosis drugs like Fosamax as treatment. However, as promising as the may be, it has also been linked to a number of adverse effects. Visit for more helpful information.

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