Osteoporosis is a common condition which usually affects bone and makes it weak and brittle. Majority of the women are affected by this condition and it makes bones weak and brittle. Even a mild stress like coughing or bending causes the fracture of the bones. Past menopause women are easily affected by osteoporosis, however there are various ways to avoid osteoporosis. People with higher bone density are not easily affected by osteoporosis.