• Osteoporosis Complications

Osteoporosis Complications
  • Spinal compression: Sudden, severe back pain, especially in older women may be a dangerous sigh of weak bones and a spinal compression fracture.
  • Increased mortality: Osteoporosis patients have an increased mortality rate due to complications of fracture.
  • Other medical conditions: Hip fracture may lead to serious complications like deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and pneumonia.
  • Decreased mobility: Hip fractures due to Osteoporosis may lead to decreased mobility which further aggravates the condition.
  • Kyphosis: Multiple vertebral fractures can lead to a severe hunchback state called kyphosis. It is quite a dangerous condition since it leads to pressure on lungs and difficulty in breathing.
  • Reduced life quality: Fractures lead to severe disability resulting in poor quality of life.