First, it's important to understand what dowager's hump
is and how it develops.
I have this dowager's hump
, low-slung bosom, make-up, and grey wig," she laughs.
had told them that broken bones could be a sign of osteoporosis, the women were not as well informed about other possible consequences, including loss of height, dowager's hump
, and disability or immobility.
The curl of her dowager's hump
was so pronounced her head seemed to be attached to the front of her throat.
Christine says her mother had a dowager's hump
, a symptom of osteoporosis, and she wonders now whether she also had coeliac disease.
They do say that it could be hereditary - my mother died 31 years ago and she had suffered from osteoarthritis but she had a classic dowager's hump
Women don't have to end up with dowager's hump
, the hallmark of osteoporosis," say lead investigator Dr.
We have farmer's lung, tennis elbow, jogger's nipple, athlete's foot, bird fancier's lung, waiter's palsy, writer's cramp, dowager's hump
, yuppie flu and many others.
Gail Greendale, professor of medicine and geriatrics, had a yoga class designed for elderly women with hyperkyphosis, a curvature of the spine also known as dowager's hump
There may be no warning of osteoporosis until afractureoccurs,althoughloss of height,backache, stooping posture and the appearance of the dowager's hump