I have this dowager's hump
, low-slung bosom, make-up, and grey wig," she laughs.
Vertebral (spine) fractures can cause extreme pain, long or short term disability, dowager's hump
, and significant loss in quality of life.
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.
While the majority of women surveyed reported that their OB/GYNs have told them that broken bones could be a consequence of osteoporosis, other potential consequences were not as well known, including loss of height, dowager's hump
and disability or immobility.
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