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Osteoporosis Resources

  • Smoking & osteoporosis

    • Approximately 1 in 8 hip fractures is attributable to smoking

    • Hip fracture risk is high​er in smokers of all ages, but rises from 17% greater risk at age 60 to 71% greater risk at age 80 and 108% greater risk at age 90 (provided other smoking related diseases don't knock you off first - basically talk to you doctor about smoking cessation)