Monday, 28 April 2014

Prevent Osteoporosis and Strengthen Your Bone

Osteoporosis is a state in which the normal thickness or density of bone is reduced. This makes the bones grow weak and porous. Due to the weakness of bones the risk of Bone fracture will get increased.

Human bones are living tissues and keep on changing from the moment of birth until adulthood. The bones are at their most thickness in the early 20's and as one grows some of the bone cells starts to dissolve. People with osteoporosis bone loss outrun the growth of new bones.

What happens in osteoporosis is that the bone either cracks or collapse completely. It may happen to any part of the body and most affecting areas of point are Spine, Hips and wrists. The desperate part is that patient may not show any signs or symptoms until the first fracture happens.

Fractures Responsible for Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis can happen to any one, but is common in older woman. Bone mineral density test is the best way to check the bone health. It is advisable to eat a diet rich in calcium and vitamins. If it is not prevented or left untreated it can progress without having any pain till the bone breaks.

The condition may develop on the patient without any symptoms firstly and it can take long time – may be months or years to become noticeable. However early signs of osteoporosis are Joint pain, difficulty sitting up straight, difficulty standing.

  • Smoking
  • Lack of exercise
  • Early fractures
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Hereditary
  • Insufficient Calcium Diet

But to take control of the bone health is important to prevent the risk factors of nevertheless osteoporosis is now a highly treatable condition and with a combination of lifestyle changes and appropriate medical diagnosis several fractures can be Keep away.

Cost of orthopaedic treatments in India is very low as compared to other western countries like, UK, USA, UAE, Africa etc.
For know more about osteoporosis treatment

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