The weight of our entire body needs supports to carry out normal activities. Our bone in the form of a solid structure supports our entire body weight. Hence, it is beyond doubt that it is absolutely essential to keep out bones healthy and strong to overcome the stress and strains imposed on it. During our day to day physical work, we lose some bones in the form of calcium due to wear and tear of the inner bones. Prior to 30 years ago, our body can reproduce new bones at a faster rate.
Interestingly it can be identified that the meaning of the diseases is itself contained in its name “Osteoporosis” which is a combination of two languages:
- English: osteo …. means bones
- Greek: puros ……means passage, pores
- English: Osis…condition
Osteoporosis is a disease related to bones and also a medical status or condition during which the bones lose its strength to withstand load. It also makes the bone friable or brittle on account of the loss of tissue. This is a specific result of a change in hormones also due to deficiency or loss of bones due in the form of calcium and shortage of D type vitamin. It deforms the bones in porous form creating passages through bone sections which weakens its strength. It is a disease which makes the bones weak and so it generates higher chances of the dismantling of the bone structure.
Areas of attack
People having this disease often experience …