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Safeguarding caliber health of your bones to prevent Osteoporosis should be at the zenith of your
wellness list. Bones enable our activities, like sitting, standing and walking. Bone is an active, evolving
tissue, that incessantly replaces throughout life, you are persistently forming new bone and losing old
bone. Osteoporosis supervenes when bones start becoming permeable, frail and can break effortlessly
due to thinning of bone tissue and loss of bone density over time. Osteoporosis is not a Calcium
deficiency disease, but is precipitated from immoderate Calcium loss. As you age, Calcium and
Phosphate may be re-assimilated back into the body from the bones, which makes the bone tissue
weaker. As a consequence, your bones become vulnerable and are easily predisposed to fractures, even
without injury. Broken bones due to Osteoporosis are typically seen in the hip, spine and wrist, but other
bones can snap too. Broken bones can cause severe pain, may make people lose height and become
shorter, can affect your posture, may keep you from getting around easily and doing things you enjoy.
This can further lead to other health problems. This skeletal disease can affect both men and women.
Therefore, it is very important to take steps to manage your Osteoporosis.

Causes of Osteoporosis:
• Age.
• Inactive lifestyle.
• Family history of Osteoporosis.
• Low body weight with a small body frame.
• Lack of Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B6.
• Post menopausal due to reduced Estrogen levels in women and Testosterone levels in men.
• Eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia.
• Nutritional deficiencies.
• Alcoholism, smoking.
• Over intake of phosphorus or Fluoride.
• Overuse of steroids, antacids or anticonvulsant drugs.
• Autoimmune diseases like Hyperthyroidism, Rheumatoid arthritis, Liver or Kidney disease, Type 1
  Diabetes, etc.

Symptoms of Osteoporosis:
• Bones feel sore and painful.
• Leg and foot cramps.
• Weakness and involuntary shaking of hands and legs.
• Fracture with slight or no trauma.
• Stooped posture.
• Loss of height over time.
• Restlessness.
• Sleeplessness.
• Loose teeth and gum diseases.

Homeopathic approach to Osteoporosis:
Homeopathy has been a very beneficial modus operandi in the campaign against Osteoporosis.
Homeopathic remedies will not reverse existing bone loss, but can help control pain, will slow down or
stop further bone loss, can promote stability and healing in conjunction with other conventional
medications. Homeopathic remedies will allow the essential minerals and nutrients to be absorbed more
efficiently, thus, further preventing bone fractures, or accelerating healing of any existing fractures by
strengthening the bones. Homeopathic constitutional approach takes into account a persons’s
characteristic symptoms, their overall physical and mental condition and understands the way a person’s
body reacts to Osteoporosis. Homeopathic treatment balances the body’s chemical state to help
withstand against stress and illnesses. The purpose of Homeopathic approach is to vitalize the body's
natural healing and self-repair ability to create the highest state of health and well-being. Homeopathic
remedies are natural, safe, non–habit forming, have no addictive characteristics and are FDA approved.

Self - care measures for Osteoporosis:
• Get routine Mammograms and pelvic exams.
• Regular exercises like weight bearing, resistance and balance exercises will help strengthen bones.
• If you are overweight, then attempt to lose weight.
• Increase daily intake of Calcium, Vitamin D and Protein.
• Avoid smoking, alcohol, caffeine and carbonated drinks.
• Minimize your stress.

Hence, Homeopathy can help you return to your daily activities, live a long and healthy life by regaining
your bone strength, restoring balance and hope in managing Osteoporosis.
About the author:
Neepa Sevak (DHMS, DHom, DIHom, DHM, CCH, RSHom (NA), HMA) is experienced and registered
with the Arizona Homeopathic Board of Medical Examiners, and certified by the Council of Homeopathic
certification. She is currently practicing Classical Homeopathy, is a Supervisor, Clinical Faculty and is on
the Board of International Affairs at the American Medical College of Homeopathy. Neepa is also
serving as a specialist at ACA (Autism Community of Africa, an organization that is helping heal Autistic
children in Africa, with the help of Homeopathic remedies). Her mission is to “Promote Health through
Homeopathy with a Holistic, Totalistic, and Individualistic approach”.
Phone: (480) 363 0758