World Osteoporosis Day: Celebrities who have the bone disease

World Osteoporosis Day: Celebrities who have the bone disease

Osteoporosis is a serious disease in which broken bones become a common occurrence. It can result in a break or fracture.

Here is a list of famous celebrities who struggle with osteoporosis.

1. Sally Field, who is best known for her role in 'The Flying Nun', has a family history of the disease.

2. Comedian Joan Rivers was highly open about her osteoporosis condition before her death in 2014.

3. Former host of 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire', Meredith Vieira was diagnosed with low bone mass at age 64.

4. Gwyneth Paltrow was diagnosed with osteopenia, low bone mineral density, at the age of 45.

5. Blythe Danner, Gwyneth Paltrow’s mother, was diagnosed with the disease after she broke her foot in 2009.

Osteoporosis can have serious long-term effects on your health. Consult a doctor if you witness symptoms.