ABSTRACT – Osteoporosis also defined as Porous Bone, is a condition in which the bones become extremely weak and...
Osteoporosis also defined as Porous Bone, is a condition in which the bones become extremely weak and fragile. It becomes so brittle that a minor fall or even a bend can cause severe conditions in the bones such as fractures. It happens when the bone tissues whose work is to break down and replace old bones with new ones does not function properly because there is no creation or very less creation of new bones for replacement. It is quite curable and can be avoided with some preventive measures like changes in the lifestyle habits.
- Improper diet
- Low sex hormones
- Medical issues like cancer, kidney disease etc
- Excessive caffeine intake
- Certain medications like Glucocorticoids, proton pump inhibitors and antiseizure medications etc