Articles in Category: Bone health

Colles Fracture – Complications, Risks and Management

on Wednesday, 29 February 2012. Posted in Bone health, Women's Health Written By: Dr. Vindhya Asthana

Know more about the most common fracture in women

Colles Fracture – Complications, Risks and Management

Colles fracture is the most common fracture seen in women. Our forearm is composed of two bones, a thicker ‘radius’ and a thinner ‘ulna’ bone. Fracture occurring at the lower end of radius just above the border of the wrist when the person falls on an outstretched hand with palm side down on the ground is referred to as Colles fracture.

Do You Have Weak Bones?

on Monday, 13 February 2012. Posted in Bone health, Women's Health Written By: Shruti Gaddam

Signs, symptoms and ways to deal with weak bones

Do You Have Weak Bones?

Bones become weak when there is a reduction in their density caused due to low levels of calcium, proteins, vitamins and minerals. There is continuous bone loss in the body because of their usage in daily activities. However, this loss is covered up through the calcium that the body receives from food. Osteoporosis or weak bones occurs when calcium lost is more than calcium gained.

Signs of Osteoporosis You Should Not Ignore

on Tuesday, 07 February 2012. Posted in Popular, Bone health, Women's Health Written By: Shruti Gaddam

Osteoporosis can incapacitate you if you fail to read signs and take timely action.

Signs of Osteoporosis You Should Not Ignore

Osteoporosis is a term used to describe a condition in which bone density in the body reduces. As a result, bones become brittle and lose strength. Gradually, bones become porous and spongy, which leads to increased compressibility and frequent fractures. The first stage or the milder form of osteoporosis is osteopenia. In this condition, bones do lose strength but they do not become as porous and compressible as in osteoporosis.

Bone Health For Women

on Friday, 18 November 2011. Posted in Bone health, Women's Health Written By: superadmin

Learn some tips for good bone health

Bone Health For Women

As women start with lower ***bone mineral density*** and lose bone mass more quickly with age, they need to pay special attention to their bone health as against men. Read on to know how a healthy lifestyle can help you maintain healthy bones.