There are several types medical conditions which affect our skeletal system, a framework comprising of bones, which are like steel rods in a concrete column. Several types of bone deformities have been described in medical encyclopedia. Some common names are arthritis, osteoarthritis, osteopenia, osteochondrodysplasia, bone tumor, osteoporosis, osteomyelitis, and many more.
Osteoporosis – an overview
Osteoporosis (osteoporose in Danish) is a condition of hypocalcemia, a disease of bones in which bones become weak and brittle and risk of bone fractures is greatly increased. This is due to reduction in bone mass or density which is responsible for strength of bones. The rate of bone loss is increased in osteoporosis. Among many other essential nutrients, calcium is arguably one of the most important due to its support for bone health.
Calcium to prevent osteoporosis
Osteoporosis and osteopenia are two most common conditions which are related to calcium deficiency. Osteoporosis is an excessive loss of bone density and osteopenia is thinning of bones beyond optimal range. These conditions can be prevented in your life with sufficient calcium intake throughout lifetime. The daily requirement of calcium is different for different people such as children, adults, old-age people, pregnant and breastfeeding women. The symptoms of osteoporosis or are usually found in calcium-deficient people above age of 50.
Osteoporosis is not curable but manageable
You don’t have a permanent treatment for osteoporosis, but this bone disease is not difficult to manage. You can make some changes in your lifestyle and diet, supplement your diet with some calcium supplement, do some exercises, take medication prescribed by your physician to combat with this medical condition without much hassle. You can’t exactly call it osteoporose tratamento , because these are the ways to deal with osteoporosis condition. A few doctors recommend surgery, but this option should be availed in case of fractured bone. Osteoporosis is not curable but can be well managed conveniently, and an osteoporotic person can live a healthy and smooth life.