Osteoporosis

Bone Disease

How it occures

It occures when the formation of the bones can't keep up with old bones. So when the new bones are coming in and growing, it has to keep up and be at the same pace as the old bone growing with it.

How it was discovered

The first person to actually mention it was Sir Astley Paston Cooper. Physicians and Medical reseachers from different centuries also contributed into the discovery of Osteoporosis.

Certain People At Risk

People that do not take care of their own body the right way. If they do not drink at least 3 glasses of milk a day, have enough vitamin D and calcium are at higher risk then others.

Statistics and Trends

Worldwide, osteoporosis causes more than 8.9 million fractures annually, resulting in an osteoporotic fracture every 3 seconds (214)

Avoiding it

What a person can do to avoid this is drink milk and get all their natural vitamins and calcium and not drink pop. To do dailey excerises.