Why is it that every second woman complains of backache, joint pain and other aches and pains when they do anything that requires bending or lifting things? It is because women have weaker bones. Not to say that men have healthier bones, but women are a tad bit more at risk. Why is it so and what can be done to make your bones healthier? Sometimes the reason is as simple as calcium or vitamin D deficiency, which, if not taken care of at the right time, can lead to osteoporosis. If you think you are doing everything right to meet your daily calcium requirements , then you must watch this video.
Dr Pradeep Moonot, Orthopedic surgeon, shares some startling facts about calcium deficiency and the health risks it poses. When your bones are weak and brittle, even a minor fall can result in fracture(s). Dr Moonot also highlights the symptoms of osteoporosis you should look out for and seek help as soon as you notice them. The earlier you consult a doctor, the sooner you can get treated and live a healthy life. Women above 40 years of age, you need to be especially careful about your calcium and vitamin intake. Dr Moonot shares valuable information and advices in the video. Watch it, share it and subscribe to our YouTube channel for more. You can also post your queries in the comments below.
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Published: November 4, 2015 10:06 am | Updated:November 19, 2015 4:38 pm