Women don't have to end up with dowager's hump
, the hallmark of osteoporosis," say lead investigator Dr.
We have farmer's lung, tennis elbow, jogger's nipple, athlete's foot, bird fancier's lung, waiter's palsy, writer's cramp, dowager's hump
, yuppie flu and many others.
Gail Greendale, professor of medicine and geriatrics, had a yoga class designed for elderly women with hyperkyphosis, a curvature of the spine also known as dowager's hump
There may be no warning of osteoporosis until afractureoccurs,althoughloss of height,backache, stooping posture and the appearance of the dowager's hump