You need your bone and joint to carry on vital activities such as to protect internal organs of the body to conduct a variety of movements as well as to produce blood cells
Osteoporosis occurs when too much calcium is removed from the bone framework and the bones become brittle and fracture more easily it is most common in women after menopause, but may also develop in men.
Osteoporosis is caused by excessive bone resorption and inadequate formation of new bone. Many like decrease of estrogen in women (e.g as a result of menopause) lack of calcium or vitamin D lack of
Physical Activity Result in Osteoporosis.
Inclination to fracture
Arthritis (Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis)
Arthritis is a group of conditions involving damage to the joint of the body and characterized by the back pain, neck, hip, knee or feet.
Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis are the most common forms of arthritis with similar symptoms and different causes.
Definition: Gout is disease caused by a disorder of purine metabolism resulting in elevated levels of uric acid in the blood. This overload of uric acid deposited in joints, tendons, and sounding tissues and thus leads to joint inflammation.
It is characterizes by red tender, hot swollen joint, conditions. The small joint at the base of the big toe is the most common symptom of gout. Other joints that are commonly affected include the ankles, knees, wrists fingers and elbows.
ood gout patient should avoid:
The over consumption of alcohol, sugar, purine rich food such as red meet, seafood, organ meat and dairy products contribute to gout to a great extent. Avoiding purine rich food is the major way of reducing the re-occurrence of gout.