Menopause is a transition that occurs in women at the age of 45-55 years. Menopause caused when the menstrual cycle stops and the sex hormone levels decreases including estrogen. In Ayurveda, menopause is ageing and not a disease.
Ladies whose ovaries are surgically removed are prone to such possibilities.
Osteoporosis is a condition of the skeletal system that’s characterized by progressive deterioration of bone tissues showing a decrease in bone strength and lesser bone density. This can occur at any age and is mostly prevalent in Asian small boned women over 60 years.
Bones in large porous areas developing in the trabecular bone as opposed to the cortical bones weakening the bone structure.
Bones support the body and maintain a balance through bone creating activities. Factors such as advancing age, low BMI, lack of weight bearing exercise, excessive alcohol, soft drink consumption, smoking and other causes also lead to Osteoporosis.
A condition of Ostoporosis that relates to asthi majja kshaya corresponds to weak bones leading to fractures and injury. Porous bones are another cause for Osteoporosis. In this, the hempathetic tissues represent the collagen, fat and proteins within bones that provide strength and unctuousness.
Signs and Symptoms