Year: 2018, Issue: June

Dietary habits, a major determining role in early onset of post menopausal osteoporosis.
Author:
Meenakshi Mayanger Marmath
Keyword:
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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