Online consultations with MCSC doctors n. a. A. S. Loginov

October 20-World Day against Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease of the skeleton, which is characterized by a decrease in the density and violation of the structure of bone tissue.

The bones become brittle and thin, which leads to fractures with minimal physical exertion.

Risk factors:

  • age over 65;
  • female gender;
  • insufficient calcium intake;
  • bad habits;
  • sedentary lifestyle;
  • patients receiving long-term hormone therapy.

According to WHO statistics, in the Russian Federation, osteoporosis is diagnosed in every third woman and every fifth man.

More information about the disease and its diagnosis is given by the head of the Rheumatology department, PhD.Nadezhda Savenkova.

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