Research evidence points out the key role of cannabinoid receptors in bone turnover and healing processes.

Osteoporosis (brittle bone disease) is a degenerative bone disorder characterized by progressive loss of bone tissue followed by multiple, pathological fractures and related disabilities.

Brittle bone disease is comparatively more prevalent in elderly women than in elderly men, possibly due to hormonal causes.

Approximately 10 million people in the U.S. suffer with osteoporosis, and nearly 34 million people are at risk of developing this bone disease.

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Prakash Janakiraman ~ MarijuanaTimes.org ~

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