10 Overraskende sundhedsrisici, der sker efter overgangsalderen

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osteoporose

Unfortunately, the longer your body goes without a menstrual period, the higher your risk of osteoporosis and fracture. Estrogen plays a big role in maintaining bone density. Some 20 to 30 percent of bone loss in women occurs in the first five years after menopause. The risk of osteoporosis is very low before menopause, but post-menopausally, fractured hips and problems related to bone density are very likely