Silent and asymptomatic osteoporosis is on the rise, but in Iran, 68% of people at risk are not diagnosed due to the lack of diagnostic tools.
According to the news magazine citizen He wrote: More than 42% of the country’s population over the age of 60 suffers from osteoporosis, and the lack of access to diagnostic tools for this disease means that about 68% of people at risk of developing osteoporosis (two thirds of people) suffer from osteoporosis. Diagnosed Meanwhile, global surveys show that an osteoporotic fracture occurs every three seconds, and as a result, more than 8.9 million fractures occur each year. As the world’s elderly population continues to grow, the number of fractures caused by osteoporosis is expected to increase. This year, World Osteoporosis Day (May 28 / October 20) is celebrated under the slogan “Let’s take steps for bone health” and prevention of this disease through the body. Emphasis on physical activity as well as lifestyle. Correction, timely diagnosis and completion of treatment In the meantime, global studies show that about 80% of people with osteoporotic fractures go undiagnosed and therefore do not receive appropriate treatment. Tuberculosis can have a significant impact on people’s lives. The resulting fractures alter people’s quality of life and can make daily activities such as eating, dressing, shopping and driving difficult for them. Although older women are more likely to develop osteoporosis, this silent and costly disease can also affect men, young women, and children.
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