Lifestyle to prevent damage due to cervical spondylosis

I am 25 years old, having cervical spondylosis and that I am pregnant. My neck and shoulder muscles feel very weak and fatigued. My neck becomes stiff many times. Please tell me what should be my life style to prevent any  further damage and how will my pregnancy going to affect this condition  as I am not able to carry even the smallest weight for a long time. What is my treatment? Continue reading “Lifestyle to prevent damage due to cervical spondylosis” »

Dexa scan report showing osteoporosis of hip and spine – bones becoming brittle and fragile

My friend’s mom’s dexa scan report shows T score of -2.6 SD at the hip and -2.4 SD at the lumbar spine. She is not on hormone therapy, her mother died due to complications of hip fracture and her sister was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer at the age of 60 years. What do you interpret according to  her dexa scan report? Continue reading “Dexa scan report showing osteoporosis of hip and spine – bones becoming brittle and fragile” »

Osteoporosis as a disease

Osteoporosis is the disease where the bones of the body are fragile and not as strong as they should be. There is loss of bone mass. Because of the loss in bone mass, the body is more prone to fractures or broken bones. Osteoporosis affects over 25 million Americans, and the number grows every day. 1/3 of all women over the age of 75 are osteoporotic. Continue reading “Osteoporosis as a disease” »