Osteoporosis: Fragile Bones
Osteoporosis is a dermatological disease of bone tissue which results in the loss of bone mass, loss of quality of bones and an increase in their fragility. One of the typical diseases of modern times, it plagues a large number of people around the world.
The causes of so-called primary osteoporosis are not fully understood, but it is usually associated with genetics, age, and menopause; however, bone thinning currently occurs in up to fifteen percent of the population aged 25.
Under secondary osteoporosis, we see increased leaching of calcium caused by bad habits, especially diet, medicine (particularly corticosteroids), and certain diseases.
The main causes of bad metabolism of calcium and other minerals include changes in hormonal functions.
The risk of osteoporosis is often the reason why gynecologists recommend the so-called hormone replacement therapy or artificial recharge of the estrogen hormone to women.
However, the human body considers synthetic hormones as toxins and their effects do not only cause various health problems, but it affects the use of natural hormones, whether produced by our body, or received in the diet. In today’s world, we are constantly exposed to the influence of hormones are used in detergents and cosmetics as a result of administering hormonal supplements to animals bred in factory farms and in animal food.
Widespread usage of hormonal contraceptives and use of hormone drugs affect the health of the entire ecosystem because unabsorbed active substances get into the natural circulation through wastewater. The body responds to inflammation, which is the background of all types of degenerative diseases of the heart and rheumatic problems as well as diabetes and cancer.
CAUSES OF THE DISEASE
Osteoporosis and poor absorption of nutrients is generally caused by the “western” lifestyle with lack of exercise or the use of barbiturates or antidepressants, as well as some larger surgical interventions or disorders of kidneys, liver, and digestion which normally occur as a result of unhealthy habits and stress.
The most serious causes are considered to be smoking and excessive alcohol consumption. Yet it is a disease which can be prevented through our environment or something that can be easily treated. So what can we do to avoid osteoporosis? It is advisable to start using natural instead of synthetic sources of nutrients and minerals, natural treatments instead of medicine and if possible, to avoid everything clearly harmful.
The very negative influence to the quality of bones has been found, for example, in the excessive use of white, thus refined, sugar which causes acidification of the body. In order to bring the body condition closer to the natural equilibrium, bones begin depleting the calcium and magnesium supply. Hyperacidity also negatively affects the formation of vitamin D−without which calcium is not absorbed.
THE RIGHT DIET
For the proper function of hormonal glands, the body needs plenty of saturated fat.
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