Healthy Bones! Happy Life! – National Osteoporosis Awareness And Prevention Month, May 2019
When we think about our health, probably we consider some lifestyle changes to prevent conditions like heart disease, diabetes, cancer etc. But maintaining our bone health to prevent osteoporosis might not be on top of our wellness list. But it should be on priority.
Osteoporosis is a condition where your bones become weak and fragile. In this condition, your joints and its surrounding tissues are highly affected due to low bone density, which can increase the risk of bone fractures.
Osteoporosis and its causes are not only a part of normal ageing. You can do a lot to protect your bones throughout your life. You were never too young or too old to improve your bone health. Prevention of osteoporosis should begin in childhood and it shouldn’t stop there. Irrespective of your age, the lifestyle habits you choose shows more impact on your bone health for the rest of your life.
Yet to start taking care of your bones, then its time to take action!
What to do for protecting your bones?
- Get enough calcium and vitamin D
- Engage in regular exercise
- Eat foods which can improve your bone health
- Avoid smoking & alcohol
Watch out the video for more information like causes, preventive tips, treatment options, medication. If you are facing or at risk of getting such conditions, contact our experts at Sunshine Hospitals and find the solution to improve your bone health.