I used to think exercises involving weight-lifting were harmful to health. My mind associated weight-lifting with a weak and unstable musculoskeletal system in old age and a manifestation of trembling and nervous disorders. I saw...
What is Osteoporosis?
Osteoporosis is a complex bone disease characterized by low bone density and micro architectural defects in bone tissue, resulting in increased bone fragility and susceptibility to fracture. It is a bone disease in which the bone is porous, fragile and can easily break.
What are the symptoms?
The symptoms of osteoporosis may not be visible until one has a fracture or develops an obvious change in posture (or shape of the back), pain, etc.
Where do these fractures occur?
They occur commonly at the: