Bone mineral density is reduced in people with MS

Evidence has been accumulating over recent years that people with MS are at increased risk of osteoporosis and bone fractures in comparison to the general population.
Osteoporosis is a progressive loss of bone minerals leading to fragile bones that are at greater risk of fracturing. It is common in the ageing population and particularly affects post-menopausal women due to hormonal changes that influence bone mineral density. Read on.