Osteoporosis is a disease that affects the bones. It results in loss of bone mass and destruction of bone tissues making bones weak and more susceptible to breaking. Hips, spine, and wrist bones are most affected by osteoporosis. Age is the biggest risk factor for osteoporosis and certain races such as Caucasians and Asians are more at risk of developing it. Those who have smaller body frames and lower weight are also a risk group. Besides, lifestyle factors like lack of exercise, excessive alcohol consumption, smoking, etc. May also cause osteoporosis.
This problem causes weakening of bones due to loss of calcium caused by deficiency of estrogen in menopausal ladies.