Loss of height can have various causes, ranging in severity from 'troubling' to 'serious'. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose loss of height, we could:
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Are you shorter than you used to be?
Possible responses:→ No / don't know
→ Yes, an inch (2.5cm) or less
→ Yes, more than one inch (2.5cm)
Loss of height is an early sign of bone loss.