International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 10 Issue 11, November 2021


Assessment of Knowledge Regarding Prevention of Osteoporosis among the Perimenopausal Women

Dr. Smitha Rani S


Abstract: Osteoporosis is a disease of bones with serious implication on health. It is a bone disorder of elderly especially women, characterized by decreased bone mass and increased susceptibility to fracture. Age related bone loss begin soon after peak bone mass is achieved, that is about 35 years of age, withdrawal of estrogens at menopause or oophorectomy cause decreased calcitonin and accelerated bone re-absorption which continuous during menopausal years in addition to these some co-existing medical condition such as lactose intolerance, renal failure, and malabsorption syndrome will lead to osteoporosis, immobility is mostly contributes to the development of osteoporosis, Osteoporosis affects 55% of Americans age of 50 and above. Of these approximately 80% are women. It is estimated that 1 in 12 men over the age of 50 worldwide osteoporosis. It is responsible for billions of fractures.


Keywords: Osteoporosis, Knowledge, Perimenopause women


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 11, November 2021,


Pages: 133 - 136


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Dr. Smitha Rani S, "Assessment of Knowledge Regarding Prevention of Osteoporosis among the Perimenopausal Women", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR211029153226, Volume 10 Issue 11, November 2021, 133 - 136

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