Case Study: Osteoporosis

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PART 1 INTRODUCTION Our group has been given the task for subject Anatomy and Physiology to do a research about disease.The title of our study is Osteoporosis.The aim of our assignment is to find the information about the clinical condition that change the normal structures of the bones and how the disease affect our daily life. Osteoporosis is a disease that arise when our normal structures of the bone changes as it becomes fragile and break easily.One interesting fact is that, almost one in two women and one in five men over the age of 50 will break a bone,mainly due to poor bone health(“An Introduction to Osteoporosis,”n.d.). Osteoporosis is common for post menopausal women.However men, younger women, children and pregnant women can also be affected.To simply put it,osteoporosis affects all individuals and it is a part of normal aging although some can develop at an earlier age. However, osteoporosis cannot be cured but the progression can be delayed or even prevented. Figure 1 : Normal standing posture and osteoporosis DEFINITION OF OSTEOPOROSIS Osteoporosis comes from ‘osteo’ meaning bone and the greek word por…show more content…
Osteoporosis person which if left untreated will lead to many more serious injuries and even lead to death. Thus, few factors that lead to osteoporosis were investigated and significant factors due to this were highlighted which came from mineral and hormone imbalance in body system. The mechanisms due to these mineral and hormone imbalance were also explained in easiest picture to be understood. Thus, many people will understand the way of how osteoporosis begin and precautions to be taken in order to avoid and minimize the risks of suffering chronic and untreatable osteoporosis in the

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