Bone Disease – Osteoporosis How to save from

Bone Disease Osteoporosis How to save from

The internal density of the bones is an ongoing process. At the age of 16-18, the length of the bone is stopped, but the intensity of the bone increases gradually until the age of 20. By the age of 35 the bone formation and decay continue to move at the same pace. After 40 years of age, bone loss level has increased slightly after the age of natural birth. This condition of bone increases as the bones become soft and fragile, the condition is called osteoporosis.

Who is more at risk of osteoporosis

  • Women who quit menopause or menstrual periods
  •  Asian or Caucasians
  •  Someone whose family has osteoporosis
  •  Those who do not receive adequate calcium and vitamin D
  •  Those who do not exercise
  •  Those who have less weight
  • Smokers and alcoholic drinkers

Some diseases increase the risk of osteoporosis

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Those who have low levels of estrogen hormone
  • Those who have testosterone hormone levels low
  • Those who have thyroid hormone levels abnormally high
  • Parathyroid hormone levels are abnormally high
  • Diseases which prevent the absorption of food. For example- coeliac disease or crohon’s disease
  • The diseases that have to stay for a long time. For example – brain stroke
  • HIV
  • Breast cancer

Some medicines increase the risk of osteoporosis

* Playing kotiksteroid tablet for more than three months

* Playing contagious drugs

* Drugs used in breast cancer treatment

* Medicines used in prostate cancer treatment etc.

How to prevent osteoporosis?

* Follow balanced diet

* Consumption of calcium-rich foods

* Vitamin-D rich foods

* Regular body exercises and exercises

* Quit smoking and drinking

* Prevent fall

Treatment of osteoporosis

Among the medicines used in the treatment of osteoporosis,

* Alenderet sodium

* Resondron sodium

* Ibondronic Acid

* Selective estrogen receptor modulator

* Parathyroid hormone treatment

* Calcium and Vitamin D supplement

* Hormone replication therapy

Dr. M Yasin Ali

Author: Chairman and Chief Consultant, Dhaka City Physiotherapy Hospital, Dhanmondi, Dhaka

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