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    What Are the Symptoms of Osteoporosis?

    A person is often not aware that he or she has osteoporosis until a fracture occurs. But there are occasionally symptoms of the disorder. They could include:

    • Backache
    • A gradual loss of height and an accompanying stooped posture
    • Fractures of the spine, wrist, or hip

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    Soda and Osteoporosis: Is There a Connection?

    Does this sound like you? While everyone else is at Starbucks getting their morning latte, you're at the vending machine picking up a Diet Coke. And if you're going to a movie, the popcorn just wouldn't be complete without a large soda. But there may be a link between soda and osteoporosis that could be putting your bones at risk.

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    Reviewed by David Zelman, MD on February 27, 2015
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