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Is osteoporosis linked to medial calcific sclerosis?

Studies of post-menopausal women have found a correlation between higher amounts of bone loss and increased calcification in their arteries. The connection may be connected to a lack of vitamin K in their diet. Women who have medial calcific sclerosis should have their bone density levels checked to be sure they do not also have osteoporosis.

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