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02 Feb 2009

I like to know if there is a connection between osteoporosis and osteoatritis. Is it two different things. Please let me know.
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Healthy Bones
Healthy Bones

01 Jan 0001

Dear Elsa
Osteoporosis affects the bones and it becomes porous and therefore more susceptible to fractures, whereas osteoarthritis affects the joints causing stiffness and discomfort- it is therefore two totally different entities, but one can have both. Osteoarthritis is usually the effect of the wear and tear changes we experience as we get older.
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