Osteoporosis can occur in children too

One of the signs a child might have osteoporosis is if they experience spine fractures after a minor fall or light bump. — Images: Dr JEANNE WONG SZE LYN

Osteoporosis is often associated with the elderly, but it can also affect children, particularly those who have medical conditions or lifestyle habits that increase their risk of this condition.

Left untreated, it can lead to fractures and bone deformities.

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