Dr. Adedayo A answered:
2 years ago
osteoporosis in laymans terms simply is weak brittle bones.People with osteporosis tend to have fracturws easily.Why have you asked this!? it has a number of risk factors...e.g women are at greatwr risk especially if they have early menopause or long term absent periods due to hormone issues,use of sterioids,other long term meds like heparin,heavy drinking and smoking
malabsorption problems, as experienced in coeliac disease and Crohn's disease etc.....