Osteoperosis

What is it? .....

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What is it?

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a Bone disease which makes your bones weaker, more vulnrable and easier to fracture and break. the word osteoporosis mean 'porous bones'. Also have a bad posture can lead to having osteoporosis

How to prevent osteoporosis.

Your Diet


    • Drink your milk. Low-fat and skim milk, nonfat yogurt, and reduced-fat cheeses.
    • Go fish. Canned sardines and salmon, eaten with their bones, are also rich in calcium. Mackerel and other oily fish are rich in vitamin D.
    • Eat greens. Fill up on broccoli, bok choy, kale, Swiss chard, and turnip greens. Bananas also supply a potassium.
    Your Lifestlye



    • Stop Smoking
    • Avoid excessive alcohol



    Symptoms

    • Back pains
    • Loss of height and stooped posture.
    • A curved upper back
    • Broken bones (fractures) that might occur with a minor injury, especially in the hip, spine , and wrist
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    Statistics

    • Osteoporosis is estimated to affect 200 million women worldwide - approximately one-tenth of women aged 60, one-fifth of women aged 70, two-fifths of women aged 80 and two-thirds of women aged 90
    • 1 in 3 women over 50 will experience osteoporosis related fractures, as will 1 in 5 men
    • 2.2 million Australians are affected by osteoporosis . About 11% of men and 27% of women aged 60 years or more are osteoporotic, and 42% of men and 51% of women are osteopenic