Osteoporosis is a disease that causes the bones become thin and brittle. What causes the bones become brittle? Because the bone density decreases and there are many holes in the bone that looks like a sponge. Osteoporosis is usually found on the hip, spine and wrist.
There are some signs of osteoporosis that can be known. For example backbone pain, or maybe we can see that we are not as high as it used to be, or the spine looks curve.
Commonly, seniors are very susceptible to osteoporosis. Also women who have entered menopause. Why? because hormone estrogen in women who have entered menopause is lessen. Estrogen substances are protect the body from bone loss.
Osteoporosis formation process can be slowed with a healthy lifestyle. If you are a smoker, you should stop, do a lot of physical exercise such as walking, jogging, dancing, and lifting weights that can make the bones strong.
Try to consume a glass of yogurt, and calcium-rich milk every day to slow down osteoporosis. Eat healthy foods that contain lots of calcium and vitamin D, eat eggs, vitamin D fortified cereals.