Osteopenia? What is this? What causes this problem? Is it curable? What are the signs and symptoms? How can homeopathy help you? All of this and more answered, in this post and of course our doctors always there to help you. Just fill in your details in the form down below and we will answer all your questions for FREE!
What is Osteopenia?
Osteopenia is defined as a weakening of bones, having lower BMD ( bone mineral density ) than normal characterized by a decrease in the amount of bone calcium and phosphorus which causes bones to be weak and brittle, with an increased risk of fracture. A lack of vitamin D may also lead to osteopenia in infants.
Who is more affected by osteopenia?
Women are more likely to develop osteopenia than men.
Osteopenia occurs more frequently in post-menopausal women.
Older than 50 years of age.
What are the causes of Osteopenia?
Low BMD ( bone mineral density ) in family
Lack of exercise
Diet poor in calcium
Smoking or using other forms of tobacco
Drinking too much alcohol
Intake of more caffeine
Being lean and thin
How to know the presence of Osteopenia?
Osteopenia has no significant symptoms.
Osteopenia does not cause pain unless a bone is broken.
Which tests confirm Osteopenia?
Bone mineral density (BMD)
DXA( DEXA scan )
Blood test for calcium, phosphorous levels, and protein
What kind of diet is helpful in Osteopenia?
Change of lifestyle can help to reduce the bone loss that causes Osteopenia.
Intake of more milk or dairy products
Eggs, salmon, sardines, swordfish, and some fish oils.
Avoiding excessive use of alcohol
How to manage Osteopenia?
Exercise for strong bones.
Weight-bearing exercises such as walking, hiking, and dancing are all good choices.
A balanced diet and regular exercise
Which homeopathy medicines are helpful in Osteopenia?
Osteopenia gets better if we take homeopathy medicines but with the advice of a doctor.
Some homeopathy remedies for Osteopenia are:
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