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How do other illnesses affect repetitive stress injuries?

Osteoporosis or other bone density problems can cause you to be more prone to suffering repetitive stress fractures. Similarly, women who have amenorrhea and do not menstruate are also more prone to these types of injuries. People suffering from eating disorders are also at a higher risk for developing repetitive stress injuries, as are people with diabetes or arthritis.

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