Difference between osteoporosis and hyperosteogeny
Hyperosteogeny and osteoporosis are both orthopedic bone diseases. These two bone diseases are easy to confuse in normal life. In fact, these two are completely different diseases, but both of them are harm to patients seriously.
Hyperosteogeny due to bone and joint of human body especially knee and spine and other weight-bearing parts of body are going to wear and tear from long year. The articular cartilage in these parts lost normal smooth rough, and joint capsule, ligament, tendon get injuries due to strain even lead to bleeding. The human body will going to repair those injuries and this repair way called hyperplasia of bone.
Osteoporosis is the reduction of bone mass. Osteoporosis is a complex result of the interaction of genetic, hormonal and nutritional factors. Calcium and vitamin D deficiency, hyperthyroidism, inappropriate use of corticosteroids, smoking, alcohol abuse, and prolonged bed rest all of them can cause osteoporosis. Therefore, osteoporosis is not a single disease, but caused by several different medical reasons. For example, sex hormone is an important factor in the synthesis of human bones.
So when women after menopause, due to reduced or stopped female hormone named estrojen secretion, has seriously affected the synthesis of bone. The human bone mass losses is begin from 30 to 40 years of age. the elderly lost faster more faster than adult.
Everyone said hyperosteogeny and osteoporosis are an inevitable bone diseases in the elderly. But these are not the certain cases for all elderly people.The occurrence of hyperosteogeny and osteoporosis are related to different race, social environment, social experience, personal lifestyle and eating habits. The elder person who often take part in physical labor, outdoor activities, or vegetarian have more less chances to get’s them. Plainly, smoking, drinking or completely bedridden or less to participate in outdoor activities the occurrence rate is more higher.
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