Osteoporosis is a condition that affects the bones, causing them to become weaker and more likely to fracture. If you are worried about osteoporosis you should visit your GP for a referral for a scan.
The National Osteoporosis Society have a helpline (0808 800 0035) staffed by nurses who can answer medical queries relating to osteoporosis. For more information see www.theros.org.uk
Further information about Osteoporosis can also be found via the NHS website www.nhs.uk
Please also see links below to eating well and exercising regularly, which can help the prevention of osteoporosis.