Osteoporosis is a medical condition in which the bones are abnormally fragile and prone to break.
Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to become fragile and break easily. It is caused by a disease in the density of bone tissue, which leads to an increase in the risk of fractures.
Q. How can I prevent osteoporosis?
- staying physically active
- moderation in alcohol consumption
- no smoking
- taking your medications
- eating nutrient-dense and maintaining good bone health
Q. What are the symptoms of osteoporosis?
- fragile bones
- minor falls from standing height
- normal stresses such as bending, lifting, or even coughing
Q. What are the risk factor of osteoporosis?
- women have lower peak bone mass and smaller bones than men
- as you age, new bone growth is slower
- bones weaken overtime
- slender, thin-boned women
- White and Asian women
- one of your parents has a history of osteoporosis
- changes to hormones
- excessive dieting or poor protein intake
- certain medical conditions
- long-term use of certain medications