Certain types of fractures may suggest that your bones are becoming thinner. These are known as Fragility Fractures – a broken bone after falling from your own height or less. If you have experienced one of these fractures your Doctor may recommend that you start on some medication to protect your bones.

The Royal College of Physicians have produced this document to give you advice on why you need to take this medication:

https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/projects/outputs/strong-bones-after-50-staying-treatment

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