Here are some of the causes of osteoporosis that you should know


Osteoporosis is the number three killer diseases in the world after heart disease and cancer. Osteoporosis is often called the silent killer, because many people do not know the signs and symptoms of osteoporosis, as well as the outbreak of the disease until the patient dies.

Here are some of the causes of osteoporosis that you should know:

1. Calcium deficiency

Especially calcium deficiency in childhood to adolescence, when the maximum bone mass formation can be a major cause of osteoporosis.

2. Heredity Factors

If one of your family members suffer from osteoporosis, for example, grandfather, grandmother, or mother you look shorter stooped with age, it is most likely 80% of osteoporosis, while the rest depends on exercise and diet everyday.

3. Lack of Vitamin D

Vitamin D is essential for bone formation / absorption of calcium. Vitamin D deficiency is very rare because of the Indonesian population suffered continual sunlight.

4. Disorders Physiology

Diseases of the small intestine, liver, and pancreatic and lifestyle factors that often consume alcoholic beverages and smoking can reduce the absorption of calcium.

5. Caffeine

Consuming caffeine or caffeine-containing beverages such as coffee, tea, and soft drinks to excess can increase urination and stool and dissolve the calcium so that there was a lack of calcium.

6. Hormonal Changes

Hormonal changes such as menopause cases can decrease the body's ability to form bone. With declining estrogen levels, the formation of bone in women with menopause are not efficient anymore.

7. Less Moves

Bone loss can occur when less mobile so it can aggravate osteoporosis. This happens when somebody is sitting in a wheelchair or rest in bed for long periods of time.

8. One diet

If you do the wrong diet and too tight, so it will not only limit the intake of food sources of energy but also food sources of vitamin-mineral. The sign: Weight loss, susceptible to influenza, rough skin, dry lips, the body sluggish and accompanied dizzy eyes, do not sleep soundly and wake up not feeling refreshed.

9. Stress

Never you accumulate problems and think about yourself so that you are stressed and can not easily escape the oppressive burden of thought.

10. Early Uban

Be careful if you have already looked gray hair earlier than other people your age, you may be exposed to the risk of osteoporosis