North Sulawesi portal Osteoporosis is a condition that weakens bones, making them more fragile and breakable.
Osteoporosis is known as the silent disease.
The reason is that there are usually no symptoms until a bone is broken or one or more vertebrae are fractured or ruptured.
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Here are the symptoms of osteoporosis in the elderly that can weaken bones.
Reported by the North Sulawesi portal from the Naturally Healthy YouTube channel on October 26, 2022
- stooped posture
Spinal pressure can also cause symptoms of osteoporosis in the form of curvature of the upper back.
This hunched back condition is known as kyphosis and can cause back and neck pain.
Even these characteristics of osteoporosis can also cause respiratory problems due to excessive pressure on the respiratory tract and limited lung expansion.