The National Osteoporosis Society

is the only UK wide charity dedicated to ending the pain and suffering caused by osteoporosis.

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Help improve the nation’s bone health by getting your family talking as part of our landmark campaign.

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1 in 2 women and 1 in 5 men over the age of 50 will break a bone as a result of osteoporosis.

People like you can make a difference your generosity will help us end the pain and suffering caused by osteoporosis.

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Who does osteoporosis affect?

It is estimated that around 3 million people in the UK have osteoporosis. This can lead to bones becoming fragile and breaking easily, resulting in pain and disability. Much can be done to treat osteoporosis and prevent fractures. We are committed to helping people with osteoporosis live the lives they want to lead. always

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Professional development

Support healthcare professionals to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and bone fragility.

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Latest News

Walking crutch Christmas tree raises awareness of osteoporosis

Walking crutch Christmas tree raises awareness of osteoporosis

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New resources help health professionals improve care for people with osteoporosis

New resources help health professionals improve care for people with osteoporosis

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Air pollution linked to poor bone health

Air pollution linked to poor bone health

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Further News

Publications can be downloaded or ordered on all aspects of osteoporosis

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NOS volunteers run osteoporosis support groups across the UK, where sufferers and their loved ones can share information and support. Find a local group.

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