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Does having hyperthyroidism increase my risk of osteoporosis?

Some medication to treat conditions such as hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid) carries a risk of developing osteoporosis. Try to remove whatever other risk factors you can, such as being underweight for your height and being less active. Also, get a bone-density test to assess your bone strength so you can take any steps needed for prevention and treatment.
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