Osteoporosis means weak bones which are prone to fractures. Hip, spine, and wrist are commonly involved sites. There typically are no symptoms detected in the early stage of bone loss. But once your bones have been weakened by osteoporosis, you may have signs and symptoms that include:
Predisposing factors or Risk Factors of Osteoporosis
Complications associated with Osteoporosis:
Hip and spine fractures can cause severe pain. These fractures can occur even with insignificant trauma. In old age can lead to prolonged bed bound state
Prevention of Osteoporosis:
Diagnosis of Osteoporosis:
History of bony pains stooped posture, fractures due to insignificant trauma in older age should raise the suspicion. Osteoporosis is diagnosed by DEXA Scan.
Treatment associated with Osteoporosis: