Osteoporosis is defined as a disease characterized by reduced bone calcium content and deterioration of the microarchitecture such as to an increased fragility and a tendency to fracture easily. The postmenopausal osteoporosis is that form of osteoporosis that occurs typically after menopause, affecting mainly the part trabecular bone (the inner). causing fractures and vertebral collapse.
E ‘was also called “silent disease” because for much of his course manifesting symptoms unfortunately not only dramatically during its complications are the collapses and vertebral fractures resulting from trauma also very small Women with this disease manifest with the decrease in stature over the years and with morphologic changes in curvature of the spine. The lack of estrogen plays an important role in its determinism, but while some years ago was aimed as much about their use can prevent you from today pharmacology great importance to combating the risk factors, life style, a specific treatment for ‘ bone.
The prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis begins very early, at a young age: the peak bone mass, the maximum increase in bone mineral, it is reached around 25-30 years. And ‘then before the 30 years that a sedentary lifestyle habits such as nutrition or errors will make the difference in future years. Exercise is also an important moment in the secondary prevention ie when calcium loss has already begun: in fact, the bone is a dynamic structure that affected much of the stress and the tropism of the muscles that surround it. However, prevention and treatment also pass through a healthy diet with proper calcium and exposure to the sun, essential for skin synthesis of vitamin D. Even good hydration is important
But if symptoms such as osteoporosis can not understand in time if they are infected, or if we still lost a significant amount of our “heritage” soda? The bone density of the Service Area Territorial 8 Civitanova Marche (MC) has a modern ultrasound bone densitometer that through the study of the phalanges of the hand allows in less than ten minutes and without any risk of having a biological response and precise computerized very reliable.
The Bone Densitometry Ultrasound not only provides information on bone calcium content, but unlike other methods allows us to have a sufficiently reliable even representation of what many call the “quality” of bone: in fact the ultrasound beam through the different layers (cortex and medulla) issue of the reflected waves that provide an indirect representation of its architecture.
Many doctors are now sending their patients to Civitanova Marche for this examination, which also allows you to monitor over time the disease and the effect of any treatment, all with very very low cost. The examination is done with fingers, strongly representative of the structures typically affected by osteoporosis postmenopausal. Access is via the provision Unified Reservations Center.