Age is the factor causing cancellous and brittle bones
Cancellous bone affects the body and health of elder as it causes humpback, brittle bones, and joint pain.
5 Rules for self-care and prevention of cancellous bone.
Avoid some medicines.
Some medicine causes bone density loss such as Cortisone, Heparin, chemotherapy, radiotherapy etc.
By drinking milk, semi skimmed milk, eat small fish, canned fish, fruits etc. Calcium consumption should be boosted from young age throughout the life for strong bones. Moreover, adequate vitamin D is essential for effective calcium absorb, especially when calcium is insufficient.
Frequently doing exercise
Exercise should be done regularly, especially, under the light sunray. Lack of exercise leads to severe cancellous bone and loss of bone strength. It usually occurs when there’s no active motions such as sitting on wheel chair, or lying on bed for recuperating. Therefore, when there’s symptom, physical therapy or body movement should be applied as much as possible.
Avoid smoking, alcohol, caffeine drink such as tea, coffee, soft drink. These degenerations will decrease calcium absorption abilities which cause degenerative bones and contracted bones.
Elders should take care of themselves twice more. Cancellous bone can occur from heredity risk at 80%. Menopause will reduce calcium metabolism which worsen cancellous bone disease. However, good dietary and frequent exercise will prevent cancellous bone disease.
To stay away from it, don’t forget to take care of yourself for long and healthy life!