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Osteoporosis and Tiredness

09/01/2005

Question:

I am trying to find out if osteoporosis can make a person tired. I have severe osteoporosis and I am only 52.

Answer:

If you have veterbral compression fractures with pain, you may be feeling tired from the chronic pain.  Osteoporosis generally does not cause any symptoms until you have a fracture.  A feeling of fatigue can be associated with chronic pain.  Check with your primary care physician about your fatigue.

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Response by:

Margery   Gass, MD Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati