World Osteoporosis Day

Tomorrow is world Osteoporosis Day, there are over 3 million people in the United Kingdom alone who suffer with Osteoporosis, for many it is so severe that daily tasks  become very difficult and life can be frustrating as mobility is often affected when bones are broken.

 

Osteoporosis is the weakening of bone to the extent that the chances of breakages and fractures are more than average. As a person gets older the density of their bones decreases which is perfectly normal but for some their bone density decreases far more rapidly. It is often associated with menopausal women due to the changes in estrogen levels. But it can affect men, young women and even children.  Continue reading