Test your risk

Some people are born with a number of risk factors, about which little or nothing can be done in some cases. In other cases, action can be taken. Ignoring this is never the right answer.

In addition, many lifestyle factors play a role.
Be aware of the risk’s you run so that you can do something about them and fight bone loss!

CalxPlus - Test your risk

Test based on the International Osteoporosis Federation

Make your choice

Gender

Age

Age

You stopped having periods completely or almost completely before the age of 45.

You regularly consume more than 2 glasses of alcohol per day

You regularly consume more than 2 glasses of alcohol per day

You smoke at least 1 pack of cigarettes a day

You smoke at least 1 pack of cigarettes a day

You drink at least 5 cups of coffee a day

You drink at least 5 cups of coffee a day

Do you exercise a lot? (cycling, walking, swimming, gardening, etc.)

Do you exercise a lot? (cycling, walking, swimming, gardening, etc.)

You have rheumatoid arthritis

You have rheumatoid arthritis

You have fallen over more than once in the past 12 months

You have fallen over more than once in the past 12 months

You have been taking cortisone preparations for at least 3 months

You have been taking cortisone preparations for at least 3 months

You suffer from one of the following conditions: diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease (inflammation of the intestine), increased thyroid function, liver disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or epilepsy

You suffer from one of the following conditions: diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease (inflammation of the intestine), increased thyroid function, liver disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or epilepsy

One of your parents has been diagnosed with osteoporosis or one of your parents has already broken a hip due to a minor fall or impact

One of your parents has been diagnosed with osteoporosis or one of your parents has already broken a hip due to a minor fall or impact

You have already suffered a broken bone yourself due to a minor fall or impact

You have already suffered a broken bone yourself due to a minor fall or impact

A number of members in your family have already become significantly smaller

A number of members in your family have already become significantly smaller

Have you shrunk more than 3 cm?

Have you shrunk more than 3 cm?

You weigh between 55 and 65 kilos

You weigh between 70 and 80 kilos

Have you ever suffered from impotence, lack of libido or other complaints that may indicate a decreased testosterone level?

If your score is less than 10, you do not need to worry. 
Get plenty of exercise and make sure you get enough calcium through your diet.


If you score 10 or more, you have an increased risk of osteoporosis.
Contact your family doctor.