TALK NEWS – You may often hear the term osteoporosis which is generally referred to as the condition of calcification of the bones. Osteoporosis is a common condition that can weaken or weaken bones.
Called the “silent disease”, osteoporosis is a disease of the bones that is not felt. Besides causing the body to lose a lot of bone mass, the lost bone mass will not come back.
Here are 6 signs of bone calcification or osteoporosis, reported by Talk News via thehealthy.com
1. The body looks shorter
Maybe when you wear a skirt or jeans, you suddenly feel longer or even slip your shoes. Why did this happen?
In osteoporosis, the bones of the spine can easily collapse against each other, causing you to lose more than an inch from your height.
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You can measure your height loss based on your height in your 20s as a guide, says Tamara Vokes, MD. Professor of Medicine and Director of the Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease Clinic at the University of Chicago.
For women, if a decrease in height of one and a half inches and for men two inches can be a sign of osteoporosis or calcification of the bones.
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