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Osteoporosis: Everything about Healing Osteoporosis

A. Ramos

A medical disorder called osteoporosis is characterized by the weakening of bones, which increases the risk of fractures and increases bone fragility. Since the term "osteoporosis" literally translates to "porous bones," it emphasizes the loss of mass and density in the bones. Because this illness frequently shows no symptoms until a fracture happens, early detection and prevention are essential.
Reduced bone density and quality, known as osteoporosis, increases the risk of fractures, especially in the hip, spine, and wrist. Although osteoporosis causes an acceleration of the natural aging process, which leads to brittle and porous bones, bone density loss is a normal aspect of aging.
Age, gender (more prevalent in women, particularly after menopause), family history, hormonal fluctuations, insufficient calcium and vitamin D intake, sedentary lifestyle, smoking, excessive alcohol intake, and specific medical conditions or drugs are risk factors for osteoporosis.
Osteoporosis can be prevented and managed with a change in lifestyle, sufficient calcium and vitamin D intake, weight-bearing activity, and, in certain situations, medication. By enabling prompt intervention through bone density testing, early detection lowers the risk of osteoporosis-related fractures. Maintaining bone health and stopping the progression of osteoporosis require an understanding of and attention to risk factors.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Independently Published
  • Publish Date: Feb 22nd, 2024
  • Pages: 56
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.12in - 0.19lb
  • EAN: 9798879260335
  • Categories: Diseases & Conditions - General