DIFFERENT RISK FACTORS IN ASSOCIATION WITH FRACTURES IN POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN

Firdous Ansari

Abstract


According to the World Health Organization (WHO), by the year 2025, 1.1 billion women will be age 50 or over, all of whom are or will soon be experiencing menopause. Bone loss is reported accelerated by the decline in estrogen at menopause which increases the probability of fracture in women in the underlined stage of menstrual cycle. In this study we considered different studies concerning with risk factors of fractures in postmenopausal women. In the beneath a discussion is also made.

Discussion

As estrogen has its influence with bone density in postmenopausal women, results in increased probability of fractures. There is a need of educational camps with regard to datary habits, preventions and early detection for the women belonging to age group underlined.

Keywords


Fractures, Postmenopausal Women, Risk Factors

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