Don’t under estimate osteoporosis. Someone with severe osteoporosis will have brittle bone. Slipping or falling on the floor may cause broken pelvic bone and the worst case it may cause paralysis and other complication which is affect to other part of the body. Osteoporosis signs may start to appear as stiffness and pain sensation on joint region.
Osteoporosis is a natural process in women especially after menopause. The condition is susceptible to people who lack calcium intake since young. The risk becomes higher after the age of 65 years. Similarly, people who were thin, had a family history her mother had suffered a fracture due to osteoporosis, stop menstruation in a long time, premature menopause, or corticosteroid drug use more than six months.
This is exacerbated by life style to avoid sunlight for fear of being black, do not drink milk, and less mobile. Cigarettes, coffee, foods high in salt and alcohol also increases the risk of the condition.
Osteoporosis is called a silent disease because of the absence of symptoms, either while still osteopeni or after osteoporosis. It is a degenerative disease, practically every post-menopausal woman at risk of suffering from this disease though not impossible for those who are young are also affected by lifestyle is wrong.
Inadequate calcium, however, it can be prevented. The best prevention is to “save” bone mass early on, when the fetus in the womb, under-fives, as well as growth in childhood and adolescence.
Meanwhile, the best sources of calcium are milk, because it more easily absorbed by the intestine. The daily need of calcium for adults is 1,000 mg per day. Calcium is also found in green vegetables like broccoli and beans, as well as citrus fruits, bananas, papaya, kiwi, and avocado, as well as anchovies