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Osteoporosis

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 21, 2016 5:17:56 PM / by Winter Ninivaggi


How much do you know about osteoporosis? Take this quiz and see.

1. True or False. During the 5 to 7 years after menopause, up to 20% of a woman’s bone mass can be lost.

A. True
B. False
 

2. Among which women is osteoporosis most severe?

A. Women who have had early oophorectomy 
B. Women with premature ovarian failure
C. Women with gonadal dysgenesis
D. A or B
E. All of the above

 3. The risk of hip fractures is _________ higher in women than in men.

 A. 2 to 3 times

B. 4 to 5 times

    C. 6 to 7 times

 
4. True or False. The vertebral body, proximal femur, and distal forearm/wrist are the most common sites of fracture associated with osteoporosis. 
A. True
B. False
 
5. Osteoporosis most often occurs in which race/ethnicity?
A. Asians
B. Hispanics
C. Whites
D. African Americans

Second Nature patients with osteoporosis remove inflammatory foods that cause bone demineralization. Of course, Second Nature patients take GOOD GUT products to recolonize, repair and restore gut function becuase you need healthy microbial diversity in your intestines to produce healthy bone tissue.

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Answers:

1. True : During the 5 to 7 years after menopause, women may lose up to 20% of their bone mass, according to the 11th edition of CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Obstetrics & Gynecology.

For complete information, see:

Nathan L. Chapter 59: Menopause & postmenopause. In: Decherney AH, Nathan L, Laufer N, Roman AS. CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Obstetrics & Gynecology. 11th ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education; 2013:956-959.

2. E. : According to the 11th edition of CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Obstetrics & Gynecology, “[o]steoporosis is most severe in women who have had early oophorectomy or premature ovarian failure, and in those with gonadal dysgesis.”

For complete information, see:

Nathan L. Chapter 59: Menopause & postmenopause. In: Decherney AH, Nathan L, Laufer N, Roman AS. CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Obstetrics & Gynecology. 11th ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education; 2013:956-959.

3. A. : The risk of hip fractures is 2 to 3 times higher in women than in men.

For complete information, see:

Nathan L. Chapter 59: Menopause & postmenopause. In: Decherney AH, Nathan L, Laufer N, Roman AS. CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Obstetrics & Gynecology. 11th ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education; 2013:956-959.

4. True : The vertebral body, proximal femur, and distal forearm/wrist are the most common sites of fracture associated with osteoporosis.

For complete information, see:

Nathan L. Chapter 59: Menopause & postmenopause. In: Decherney AH, Nathan L, Laufer N, Roman AS. CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Obstetrics & Gynecology. 11th ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education; 2013:956-959.

5. According to the 11th edition of CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Obstetrics & Gynecology, “[o]steoporosis most often occurs in whites, followed by Asians, Hispanics, and African Americans.”

For complete information, see:

Nathan L. Chapter 59: Menopause & postmenopause. In: Decherney AH, Nathan L, Laufer N, Roman AS. CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Obstetrics & Gynecology. 11th ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education; 2013:956-959.

Topics: Women's Health

Winter Ninivaggi

Written by Winter Ninivaggi

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