What's Your Osteoporosis Risk?

  • If you have good posture, you don't need to worry about osteoporosis.

    Myth

    Fact

    Correct Answer
  • Half of women over age 50 will fracture a hip, wrist or vertebra.

    True

    False

    Correct Answer
  • Going through menopause:

    Raises your risk of osteoporosis

    Lowers your risk of osteoporosis

    Has no impact on osteoporosis risk

    Correct Answer
  • Men don't get osteoporosis.

    Myth

    Fact

    Correct Answer
  • Which group is most at risk for osteoporosis?

    African-Americans

    Asian-Americans

    Caucasians

    Latinos

    Pacific Islanders

    Correct Answer
  • Eating foods high in calcium can lower your osteoporosis risk.

    Myth

    Fact

    Correct Answer
  • Which exercise can lower your osteoporosis risk?

    Swimming

    Tennis

    Cycling

    Walking

    All of the above

    B and D

    Correct Answer
  • Drinking and smoking can increase your osteoporosis risk.

    Myth

    Fact

    Correct Answer
  • Which health problem raises the risk of osteoporosis?

    Rheumatoid arthritis

    Kidney disease

    Thyroid problems

    Cystic fibrosis

    Eating disorders

    All of the above

    Correct Answer
  • You're more likely to get osteoporosis if you're overweight.

    Myth

    Fact

    Correct Answer
  • Bone density testing can spot osteoporosis before it causes symptoms.

    Myth

    Fact

    Correct Answer