The reasons of Bone loss problems in women and the ways to prevent it ~ Ofuran

The reasons of Bone loss problems in women and the ways to prevent it

Bone loss problems in women and the ways to prevent it

Osteoporosis refers to a decrease in bone density. Bone fractures can be broken with a slight injury. If the problem is severe, sneezing or coughing can cause a broken bone. This is one of the leading causes of disability or death of older women. After the age of 5 years, the risk of bone loss increases. 
Bone Loss problem

However, the problem may have started earlier. Women may have an increased risk of bone loss after menopause or menstruation. Apart from this, there are many reasons for fear of bone formation. Among these are the modifiable risks -

  1. Vitamin D deficiency
  2. Smoking
  3. Malnutrition (deficiency of calcium, zinc, vitamin A, vitamin K, etc.)
  4. Weak body
  5. Eating Dependent Eating
  6. The habit of consuming excess tea / coffee / chocolate at an early age
  7. Heavy metals in food or in the air
  8. Soft drinks and drinks
Again, there are some risks that are unavoidable, meaning you cannot avoid them. For example, age, genetic defects, surgical removal, menopause ahead of time, sex hormone deficiency in the blood, excessive fertility. Longer beds, consuming steroid drugs, hormonal disorders such as hyperthyroidism, adrenal gland problems, rheumatoid arthritis, some kidneys, increase the risk of osteoporosis if the kidney is invalid.

Ways to prevent bone loss problem

In the initial condition, there is not much symptoms of bone loss. Older women should see if there is a crack in the spinal cord if there is no pain in the waist or back. Symptoms are the problem of being crooked, leaning forward or walking. By combining the patient's personal history, symptoms, the physician can assess the risk.
Exercise regularly, stay active
Eat enough calcium, vitamin D rich foods
The main and first step in preventing osteoporosis is to identify the risks and try to eliminate them if possible. Women need to be lifelong aware to reduce the risk of osteoporosis. You have to be aware of your eating habits since you are a teenager. Exercise regularly, stay active. Eat enough calcium, vitamin D rich foods. If you have menopause ahead of time (such as having surgery to remove the uterine ovary), seek osteoporosis treatment.

Author: Assistant Professor, Department of Endocrinology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University