"Worldwide approximately one in five men over the age of 50 years will break a bone due to Osteoporosis..."Around 250 000 men in Australia have Osteoporosis, and men account for 30% of all fractures that occur in people over the age of 50. Men generally develop Osteoporosis later than women and most cases go undetected even after a fracture.
More women than men suffer from Osteoporosis and it is a common misconseption that it is a "woman's disease". Millions of men worldwide have it too.
Osteoporosis Australia have developed resources for men about Osteoporosis. These resources contain information about prevention, risk factors, causes and treatment, and provide tips for maintaining healthy bones.
- Blokes, Bones and Breaks -318 KB
Factsheet for men about Osteoporosis.
- Real Men Build Their Strength From Within -733 KB
A man's guide to Osteoporosis prevention.
- 5 Steps To Better Bone Health -638 KB
A guide to building strong bone health.
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