There are numerous typical risk factors associated with osteoporosis. However, while we go through the risks factors, please keep in mind that osteoporosis is a preventable disease. Though you cannot change some of the risk factors (such as the ones related to genetics), there are plenty that you can change.
Women are much more likely to develop osteoporosis than men. One in two women over 50 has osteoporosis currently in the developed world. This is due to the fact the women lose bone mass much more rapidly during menopause whereas men do no start to typically loss bone mass until their late 60’s and 70’s.