How Do I Know if My Bones are Healthy?
Worried about your bone health? Check your risk for Osteopenia, Osteoporosis and Fracture with a bone health assessment. For each question, please check the option that's applicable for you. On completion, you will get your bone health results and Ayurvedic diet & lifestyle guidelines to strengthen your bones Naturally.
Why Take the Bone Health Quiz?
If you are struggling with unusual bone pains and weakness or have faced fracture on little stress, then it is likely that your bone health is at risk. Osteoporosis (fragile porous bones) is a silent disease, which becomes explicit over years.
Women are especially at risk for the bone health concerns they face during menopause. It has been observed that women can lose up to 20% of their bone density during and immediately right after menopause.
If you suspect that your bones are getting weaker, then bone health quiz is the right place to begin. This health assessment takes into account symptoms of bone weakness such as constant fatigue, painful stiff bones, brittle teeth and nails, hair loss, muscular pain and unusual food cravings and many more that you are currently trying to resolve.
These are some of the common health symptoms that can arise as a result of nutritional deficiencies as well as due to normal wear and tear of bones due to aging.
Yes, bones can weaken over time – this is a process that happens naturally as we age. This weakening can be accelerated by certain health conditions, such as osteoporosis, and by lifestyle factors such as smoking and a diet low in calcium and other nutrients essential for bone health.
While it’s not possible to “feel” your bones getting weaker, there are some signs and symptoms that may indicate that your bones are not as strong as they used to be. These include; easy bruising, more frequent fractures (especially in the hip, spine or wrist), bone pain or tenderness, and a height loss of more than 2 inches over the course of several years. If you experience any of these symptoms, then it is quite likely that your bones are getting weaker and that you are losing the bone density.
One of the worst things for bones is alcohol, and it also damage your liver and other organs. Alcohol also destroys B-12 which is essential for maintaining healthy bones. So, if you're looking to keep your bones healthy and strong, it's best to avoid or limit your intake of alcohol. Other foods that can contribute to poor bone health include those that are high in acidity, such as processed foods and sodas. These foods can leach calcium from the bones, making them weaker. Another food to avoid is sugar, as it can promote inflammation and reduce bone density.
Yes, you can rebuild bone density. You just need to do a few things to make sure that your bones are getting the nutrients they need. First, eat a balanced diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables. Second, make sure you're getting enough calcium and vitamin D in your diet. Third, exercise regularly. And fourth, see an ayurvedic doctor if you think you may have a deficiency in some other nutrient that's important for bone health.
Checking for bone density is one way to tell if your bones are weak. Another way to tell is by how easy it is for you to fracture a bone. If you have osteoporosis, your bones are more likely to break. Osteopenia is when your bones are not as dense as they should be, but they are not weak enough to break. You can also look for other symptoms of weak bones, such as back pain and fractures.
1) Diet: It's important to eat a balanced diet that includes plenty of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Dairy products are also important for bone health, as is vitamin D which can be found in foods like salmon and eggs, or taken as a supplement.
2) Exercise: Exercise is essential for maintaining strong bones. Weight-bearing exercises like running and jumping are particularly good for keeping bones healthy, but any type of exercise is beneficial.
3) Stress Management: Stress can have a negative impact on bone health, so it's important to find ways to manage stress effectively. Practices like yoga or meditation can be helpful in this regard.
Disclaimer: Bone Health Quiz is a symptoms based online health assessment tool created by Medhya Experts. It is meant for information and education purpose only and should not be used for diagnosis. In case of unusual and serious health issues, you should contact your Doctor. For Ayurvedic treatment, you can schedule online consultation with Dr. Pawan Bansal at Medhya Herbals.