Osteoporosis or known as silent diabetes because the symptoms experienced by the sufferer are not visible or the specific symptoms experienced by the sufferer. Osteoporosis is a disorder that occurs in bones which results in brittle bones and has the potential to cause permanent deformities.
80% of osteoporosis sufferers are women, especially women who experience menopause because in their bodies estrogen has been reduced. Although it is very common in Indonesia, you can prevent and prevent osteoporosis. Osteoporosis can be inhibited by following a healthy lifestyle, namely maintaining the required nutrition and living an active life (exercise).
For those of you who have a habit of lingering in front of the computer without being accompanied by exercise, the chances of suffering from osteoporosis are higher. The tendency of people to live a sedentary lifestyle (they don’t like to exercise) even though this is a time bomb that will strike you again.
In a study conducted, Indonesians experience a sedentary lifestyle or an inactive lifestyle. This is triggered by people who prefer to linger with gadgets so that if it is calculated during the active period, Indonesians are at risk of experiencing osteoporosis.
If you count one working day with an average time of working for seven hours in front of a computer or with a gadget, this condition can affect the bones and are at high risk of developing osteoporosis. Even women who consume less calcium, green vegetables, nuts, or fish oil are at a higher risk of developing osteoporosis. These foods contain calcium which can prevent osteoporosis.
In Indonesia, the incidence of osteoporosis is quite high, so it is important to prevent osteoporosis from an early age. Prevention of osteoporosis is done by consuming foods that contain calcium and vitamin D or taking supplements that can help supplement calcium and vitamin D needs. In addition, consuming two glasses of milk every day will help fight osteoporosis. The most important thing is to do sports, at least 15 minutes a day so that bone strength and density are maintained.
Avoid bad habits that lead to an unhealthy life such as consuming caffeine, alcohol and smoking. Especially for young people who often ignore healthy lifestyles and lack of exercise, it is feared that they will develop osteoporosis at a young age which causes thin bones, inhibits bone formation, erodes a lot of calcium and breaks bones easily.
Thus an inactive lifestyle (lack of exercise) often causes many health problems, one of which is osteoporosis. So it is highly recommended to do sports to prevent osteoporosis, especially for women who have a higher risk of osteoporosis than men.