Unfortunately, the disease is very difficult to recognize: osteoporosis runs hidden for a long time 'undermining' our bones. If there are pains in the back, then they are not strong and very long. If the spin when it is bent, and the gait is disturbed, is also accomplishes its 'dirty work' osteoporosis causes a gradual deformation and subsidence of the vertebrae. Typically, people learn about the presence of osteoporosis only after a sudden fractures that occur with little impact or heavy lifting. According to forecasts World Health Organization, by 2050 the number of injuries associated with this disease will increase by 6 times, that, indeed, comparable to the scale of the epidemic. To avoid falling into the number of victims 'silent epidemic', it is necessary to first to be armed with knowledge about the basic causes of disease.
Depending on the etiology and clinical manifestations of isolated several types of osteoporosis. The most extended ones are postmenopausal and senile forms of osteoporosis, which accounted for 85% of all associated with metabolic disorders and diseases. These two species belong to the primary osteoporosis. An old man developed over the years is Depending on the floor as a consequence of mass loss and bone strength with age. But at an earlier age, women are impacted. Explanation is that women's bone is inherently more fragile than male. But especially vulnerable woman becomes menopausal period. Postmenopausal osteoporosis that occurs in women predominantly after 50 years, is associated with hormonal changes. In this period there reduction in the secretion of sex hormones estrogen, which play an important role in the formation of the skeleton, maintenance of mineral metabolism and bone balance.