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Why does it appear and how to stop postmenopausal osteoporosis

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Postmenopausal osteoporosis is a bone disease, a manifestation of which is the increased their fragility, high chance of broken age when the fading function of the female gonads.

reducing the weight of a human skeleton along with a reduction in bone strength starts after 35 years. When menstruation ceases and menopause, the process of thinning bone tissue is accelerated several times, which is directly related to the lack of production of the main female sex hormone – estrogen.

postmenopausal osteoporosis

Symptoms

This pathology is characterized most often:

  • compression fractures
  • fractures of the forearm
  • destruction in the proximal region of the femur.

Quite a long time the disease develops hidden, without any symptoms of concern for the woman. When it is time, when the bulk of bone tissue already lost, begin to manifest the following characteristics:

  1. pain in the lumbar spine, which are strengthened during walking, bending, lifting of heavy loads
  2. a feeling of stiffness in the spinal column between the shoulder blades;
  3. chronic fatigue
  4. pain in the pelvic division of the skeleton in feet;
  5. the curvature of the spine, loss of height (up to few centimeters per year).

Causes of disease