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Q: What is the connection between the endocrine system and osteoporosis?

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Osteoporosis is bone thinning and bone mass loss. Endocrine disorders can play a role in the development of osteoporosis. This includes having high thyroid hormone levels, parathyroid hormone levels, and cortisol levels. These conditions interfere with bone remodeling—the normal process of bone breakdown and rebuilding.

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