Monday, December 28, 2009

Back Pain, Bone weakening--Major Problem

Due to stress ful lifestyle lot of people are having bone related problems
Osteopenia leading to osteoporosis.
Bones weaken and become porous and brittle
Symptoms
Constant back pain
Developing a hunched back.
Tendency to suffer fractures
Treatments
Lifestyle changes
Increase exposure to sunlight
Calcium supplements
Calcitriol-combination of calcium and vitamin D
Alendronate, risedronate--drugs to increase bone mass and slow bone loss
Prevention
Avoid Inactivity
Get some sun
Watch what you drink
Quit Smoking
Make it safer
Get Vitamins
Get Tested