GERIATRICS. Dr. Meg- angela Christi Amores. Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Elderly. Osteoarthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis Gout (Gouty arthritis) Osteoporosis. Gouty Arthritis.
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Tobacco Use — The use of tobacco contributes to weak bones.
Exposure to Estrogen— The greater a woman’s lifetime exposure to estrogen, the lower her risk of osteoporosis. For example, early menses or late menopause decreases one’s risk. The risk of osteoporosis increases if menopause occurs early or if the woman had a complete hysterectomy early in life.
Eating Disorders — Those with anorexia or bulimia have a greater risk.