What are the minor osteoporosis risk factors?
Some minor osteoporosis risk factors
Gender and Age.
At the beginning of the minor osteoporosis risk factors include gender of patients. Because there are 4 of them are women in every 5 bone fracture patients.
According to some osteoporosis study, the risk of bone fracture in white people is much higher than Africans. The result of the osteoporosis study shown that there are some kind relation in difference of lifestyle, regional features.
Genetic characteristics is thought affect to bone structures 70 percent to 80 percent nowadays. this means, parents genetics characteristic also importance to children body development.
Alcoholism and Drugs.
In additions, excessive consumption of alcohol and caffeine, group of medicines called corticosteroids that long-term use of the drugs that used to treat thyroid diseases also increases the risk of osteoporosis bone.
The lack of the hormone name estrogen or severe decreasing of the estrogen in some postmenopausal period in aged women also stimulates the development of osteoporosis.
Therefore, in 38 years of age or earlier women who have entered menopause, need to be examined closely for osteoporosis.
We believe another group of osteoporosis risk factors is metabolic disease. Besides thyroid gland diseases such as hypoparathyroidism ( the para-thyroid hormone level is low) and hypothyroidism( the thyroid hormone level is low) , severe liver disease, kidney disease and rheumatoid diseases are also belong to minor osteoporosis risk factors.
these are some common minor risk factors of osteoporosis. you can also learn something about major risk factor of osteoporosis during our previous articles.