Osteoporosis often called as the silent disease because the process of bone density decreases slowly (especially in patients with senile osteoporosis) and process progressively over the years without people realize and have no symptoms until the hip, spine or wrist fracture occurs by simple reduction.
Symptoms of osteoporosis that occurs at an advanced stage are:
- Abdominal pain
- Bone pain
- Cramps in legs at night
- Broken bones
- Fatigue or tired
- Fragile nails
- Height losses as a result of weakened spines
- Loss of tooth
- Neck pain, discomfort in the neck apart from injury or trauma
- Periodontal Disease
- Persistent pain in the spine or lower back muscles
- Rib Pain
If you’ve experience with some osteoporosis symptoms above and you are a woman who have passed menopause, then you must see your doctor as soon as possible to get checked.
You have to be able to get bone density screening which will allow you to see if the symptoms you are experienced is in fact associated with osteoporosis or not.
Knowing the symptoms early can help you get early treatment and have a chance to overcome later problems with the disease. Good luck!