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Osteoporosis

Best Osteoporosis Treatment in wakad

It is estimated that more than 230 million people in India are above age of 50. This population is at risk of developing osteoporosis and complications related to it. It can be minimized by proper care and treatment.

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a condition that causes a loss of bone density that results in bones being fragile and more vulnerable to fractures.

It is seen commonly in advanced age, more common in females than males.

Symptoms and Diagnosis

Osteoporosis usually doesn’t have symptoms. Most of patients don’t know about it until fracture happens. Hip, spine and wrists are commonly affected.

It is diagnosed by Dual Energy X ray Absorptiometry (DEXA Scan).

Prevention and Treatment

  • Healthy and balanced diet
  • Regular physical exercises
  • Sunlight exposure
  • Calcium and vitamin D supplements
  • Regular periodic evaluation of susceptible individuals
  • Avoidance of smoking and tobacco
  • Prevention of falls minimizes the complications

Treatment

In addition to all above measures medications can be started which help in minimizing bone loss and improvement of BMD.