Abstract: Osteoporosis is a crippling condition that often results in premature mortality and significant morbidity that is manifested in the form of fractures, bone deformity, and pain.
What does OP stand for?
OP stands for Osteoporosis
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We have 29 other meanings of OP in our Acronym Attic
- Orifice Plate (flowmeters)
- Original Pack (pharmacology)
- Original Poster
- Original Poster (internet newsgroups and message boards)
- Original Production
- Originating Party
- Oropharynx (anatomy)
- Orthographic Projection
- Osmotic Pressure
- Osteitis Pubis
Samples in periodicals archive:
She has a message for other women out there who, like her, never even considered they might have osteoporosis despite experiencing its classic symptoms: broken bones in their 50s, 60s or even 40s, increasing back or neck pain, or loss of height.
Osteoporosis results when the body's delicate balance of creating and breaking down bone goes askew.
The health care costs from osteoporosis are estimated at 14 billion dollars a year.