The data show that the direct cost for the treatment of osteoporotic fractures in China is as high as 150 million U.S. dollars. 15% to 33% of patients die within 1 year. The risk of recurrent vertebral fractures increases 5 times, and the incidence of recurrent hip fractures increases 2 times.
Osteoporosis patients do not have obvious symptoms at the initial stage, but there will be bone pain, which can decrease activity sensitivity of the patient, limit knee and knee flexion and other functional activities, increase the patient’s bed time, the most severe results of late-stage osteoporosis. It is the occurrence of fragility fractures that increase the economic burden on the family, cause recurrences, and even lead to death.
Experts said that if you really suffer from osteoporosis, you don’t need to be too nervous. You can try to minimize the risk through long-term and reasonable drug treatment and lifestyle … Read the rest