Osteoporosis is a condition which is characterized by loss of bone density and strength. It makes the bone fragile and weak. People suffering from Osteoporosis are at high risk of fractures especially in their wrist, spinal vertebrae and hips and can result in disability. It becomes more common with age. The loss of bone happens gradually and steadily.
Our bones are usually very strong, they comprise of living tissue that are continuously being broken down and restored. For people with osteoporosis, their loss of bone outpaces the growth of the new bone.
Detecting osteoporosis at an early age is a rare chance as there are no warning signs. The early symptoms may include:
- Feeble grip strength
- Week and brittle nails
- Receding gums
The later-stage symptoms of Osteoporosis:
- Fracture from a fall or even a cough or a sneeze
- Back pain
- Loss of height
- Curving of back or compression fracture
When to see a Doctor:
Osteoporosis symptoms can cause soreness and stiffness. Visit your doctor immediately if you are going through immense pain especially in your back, neck and hip or you are experiencing early menopause. The Multi Specialty Bansal Global hospital has an extreme specialized orthopedic department fully equipped with latest treatments ranging from the simple to the most complex surgery.