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Description of Steroid induced osteoporosis

IntroductionAccording to dictionary definition  Osteoporosis is a disease that thins and weakens the bones. Your bones become fragile and break easily, especially the bones in the hip, spine, and wrist. In India, millions of people either already have osteoporosis or are at high risk due to low bone mass.  Causes and Risk Factors  According to dictionary definition  Anyone can develop osteoporosis, but it is more common in older women. Risk factors include:1. Getting older2. Being small and thin3. Having a family history of osteoporosis4. Taking certain medicines5. Being a white or Asian woman6. Having low bone density  InvestigationsAccording to dictionary definition  Osteoporosis can be diagnosed by a bone mineral density test.  PreventionAccording to dictionary definition  1. To keep bones strong, eat a diet rich in calcium and vitamin D2. Exercise regularly3. Do not smoke  If needed, medicines can also help. It is also important to try to avoid falling down. Falls are the number one cause of fractures in older adults.  NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

 

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