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Year: 2018, Issue: June
Dietary habits, a major determining role in early onset of post menopausal osteoporosis.
Meenakshi Mayanger Marmath
Estrogen, Osteoporosis, Diet, Osteoclast.
More the development of society and nation more will be geriatric population. More the geriatric population more will be geriatric health problems - the most important and the most universal diseases is Osteoporosis Bone density in females is related to the hormonal status. Incidence of osteoporosis is more in post-menopausal women due to lack of the hormone estrogen, as lack of estrogen in the body increases the activity of osteoclasts. Since everybody, especially females after a certain age start losing bone and developing osteoporosis; proper balanced diet is very essential for the development of bones. A balanced diet including sufficient amount of proteins, minerals and vitamins should be taken and it is immaterial whether the diet is vegetarian or non-vegetarian. This can prevent osteoporosis from its early onset.
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