October 20 in 80 countries of the world celebrates World Day for the Prevention of Osteoporosis. This day has been celebrated in the world since 2005 and is held annually in order to convey to people around the world information that: osteoporosis is a “silent epidemic” in which for a long time there are no symptoms and only back pain can be the only complaint. The disease is detected in most cases with the development of the first fracture.
On October 16, at the Department of Biochemistry and Chemical Disciplines named after Professor Tapbergenov S.O., on the eve of the World Day for the Prevention of Osteoporosis, students of the 245 GM group, with curator Olzhayeva R.R. discussed the importance of the day of osteoporosis prevention, risk factors and prevention. Studies have shown that there is not a single race, not a single nationality, and not a single country free from osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is one of the most common diseases in the world: every third woman and every eighth man are affected. According to the World Health Organization, among non-communicable diseases, osteoporosis ranks fourth after diseases of the cardiovascular system, oncological pathology and diabetes. Managed risk factors for osteoporosis are dependent on lifestyle and behavior and can be eliminated: low calcium intake; vitamin D deficiency; smoking; alcohol abuse; low physical activity; tendency to fall. Prevention of osteoporosis should begin in childhood and adolescence, when the most favorable conditions for active growth and development of the skeleton must be provided. 1. Balanced nutrition. 2. Elimination of bad habits 3. Exercise. We wish you all good health and active longevity for many years!
Curator Olzhayeva R.R., students 245 gr. GM