What is Osteoporosis?
Osteoporosis is a common bone disease in which body bones become weak and delicate. In this disease the body bones are fractured very easily without any injury. This would happen due to the changes that occur in the hormones. The deficiency of calcium and vitamin D are major causes of osteoporosis in most of the cases.
Main Symptoms of Osteoporosis
There are no visible and clear symptoms of osteoporosis at very early stages when bone loss starts. However, when your bones become fragile due to the said disease then you would start to observe its symptoms, which might include:
- Chronic pain in your back as a result of fractured vertebra
- The stooped posture and decrease in height over time
- Fracture in bones without any injury
What Causes Osteoporosis?
Do you know the fact that our body bones remain in the state of renewal, continuously. In human beings new bones are being made constantly whereas the older ones are broken down. In youngsters, the body remains busy in making new bones at a rapid speed, however the process of breaking down the old bones remains quite slow, which results in the increased bone mass. On the other hand, with the passage of time we lose our bone mass at a rapid rate than it was made.
The development of osteoporosis in your body usually depends on the factor that how much bone mass was created during your young age. If more mass was attained during that period then you have quite low chances to get affected by osteoporosis.
Main Factors That Cause Osteoporosis are listed below:
Low Estrogen in Women: The deficiency of estrogen in females is ought to be the key factor that caues them osteoporosis.
Low Testosterone in Men: The deficiency of testosterone in men can cause them osteoporosis.
Genetics: Most of the times this disease is inherited from parents to offsprings.
Deficiency of Minerals: The deficiency of Calcium and Vitamin D in body makes it difficult to make new bones or keep bones healthy and strong.
Other Factors: Low body weight, smoking and intake of alcohol also contribute to loss of bones in body
How Treatment of Osteoporosis is Done in Allopathy?
When you are suffering from osteoporosis then it means that you are losing your bone mass and for this purpose intake of Calcium and vitamin D is extremely essential for you. This would definitely help a lot to increase your bone mass. Besides you can also go for the estrogen replacement therapy to overcome the problem.
So basically, physicians try to maintain a good level of calcium and hormones in the body to minimize the symptoms of disease. This treatment if done for long time produce severe side effects in the body including gall bladder stones, kidney stones and bone spurs.
Homeopathic Treatment of Osteoporosis
There are several medications in the field of homeopathy that can help to overcome the problem of osteoporosis. If you have tried allopathy treatment and it did not work then you can try homeo medicines as they have no side effects.
Homeopathic medicines do two types of actions in body. First of all they slow down the process of bones loss. Secondly, they boost the process of making bones mass in the body. Due to the effect of homeopathic medicines, the strength of bones is also increased.
Some of the most effective medicines for the treatment of osteoporosis are given below:
- Calcarea carbonica
- Calcarea phosphorica
- Calcarea fluorica
- Natrum muriaticum