Osteoporosis:

 

• Osteoporosis is a condition in which the density of the bones reduces

• This results in thinner and weaker bones

• Such bones fracture easily - usually around the hip, spine and wrist

 

Symptoms to look for:

 

• Pain in the lower or middle back

• Hunched physique

• Loss of height

• Limited mobility

 

Causes:

 

• Reduction of estrogen levels post menopause

• Deficiency of calcium, vitamin D and phosphorus

• Medical conditions like:

   o Over-active thyroid

   o Diabetes

   o Rheumatoid arthritis

   o Anorexia

   o Bulimia

 

Natural home remedy using milk and sesame powder: 

 

1. Take 1 cup warm milk

2. Roast and grind a handful of sesame seeds

3. Add 1 tsp of this sesame powder to milk

4. Mix well

5. Drink 3 times a day

 

Natural home remedy using almond and cow/goat/soy milk:

 

1. Soak 7 almonds in water overnight

2. Peel the almonds the next morning

3. Blend them with cow's milk, goat's milk or soymilk

4. Consume this calcium-rich milk every day

 

Tips:

 

•  Broccoli is helpful as it is rich in calcium

• Consume pineapples, pears and apples

• Exercise to strengthen the muscles