Are you a Women in mid 40’s , Aware of things that affect your Bone health

A woman’s body tends to different changes at different stages of the lifecycle. When she is in her teens the hormonal boogies starts. When she gets pregnant her body and mind undergo a lot of changes. And finally when she enters her 40’s these hormones slowly enter the shutdown mode. It not only affects her mentally but also affects her bone health. Most women in their mid 40 suffer from arthritis , lower back pain, joint pains etc. So we are in need to know the changes our body is going to incur.

Muscle Ligament Strain

It is one of the most common causes of back pain in most women. Over the time our muscles and ligaments tend to strains. It is also caused in case of strenuous lifting.

Menopause

This age for all the women is an important phase , where the menopause starts, so the hormonal changes and imbalances can cause some effects in your overall health.

Arthritis

It is also common among women in older ages, It affects the joints in our spine. It is also a major reason for lower back pain in women.

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis causes bones to lose density over time. These thinning bones become brittle and more likely to fracture. The term comes from the Greek words “poster” (bone) and “porous” (porous). The hips, spine, and wrists are usually the most affected. These thinning effect can cause your lower back so weak and porous.

Your extra pounds

The body weight is one among the reasons for lower back pain in women. The spinal vertebrae are designed in the way to hold the overall weight of your upper body. So if your weight is beyond the limit, it may cause strain in your lower bone disk.

Occupational causes

Today most working women are affected by this lower back pain, their sitting posture is said to be one of the major reason behind this. Sitting forward or slouching down in a chair can overstretch the spinal ligaments and strain the discs and surrounding structures in the spine. Over time, incorrect sitting posture and poor workplace ergonomics can contribute to or cause recurrent episodes of back pain.

Sedentary Lifestyle

Lack of exercise can cause or worsen back pain because of increased stiffness and weakened muscles.
Sedentary people miss out on the benefits of regular physical activity, including nourishment of spinal disks, soft tissues and ligaments. When there’s a lack of exercise, discs become malnourished and degenerated.

Strengthening exercises for the muscles of the back and abdomen can help provide better support for the spine.

 

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