Tag: Osteoporosis

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Osteoporosis

More common in women above the age of 50, osteoporosis usually comes with no symptoms and is also known as the “silent disease”. Osteoporosis is a bone disease where the bone structure gets porous and weak. Losing density and mass, bones become more prone to fractures. A reduction in mineral bone density if a normal […]

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Osteoporosis – What Do We Know About It?

Osteoporosis – a silent disease that results in progressive bone loss over the years with many far-reaching and serious consequences. Many people are not aware of the condition until they sustain a fracture. It is predominantly seen in the older population affecting both sexes, although postmenopausal women are at higher risk. Fractures can lead to […]

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5 Tips for Preventing Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis, The Silent Disease Osteoporosis is called ‘the silent disease’ for a reason. During the early stages of the condition, you will typically have no signs and symptoms. But once your bones have been weakened by osteoporosis, you start to feel back pain, your posture will become stooped, and you will be more prone to […]

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6 Common Questions Ask on Osteoporosis

1. What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a disorder of the skeleton in which bones become fragile and susceptible to fractures. If it’s not prevented or treated, it can progress painlessly until a bone breaks. 2. Who Gets Osteoporosis? Anybody can get osteoporosis; but women are more likely to develop osteoporosis than men because their oestrogen […]

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What You Need to Know About Osteoporosis

Ageing and Bone Health Approximately 200 million women suffer from osteoporosis worldwide. A third of women over the age of 50 years will suffer from an osteoporosis-related fracture at some point in their lives in Europe and in the United States. Annually, 1.7 million hip fractures are related to osteoporosis. Locally, the number of osteoporotic hip […]