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OSTEOPOROSIS POSTMENOPAUSICA: DEF. Y ETIOPATOGENIA

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Aunque existen tantas definiciones de osteoporosis como estudiosos del tema pueda haber, podemos emplear una definición muy ilustrativa que nos ayudará a entender en qué consiste.

1.- DEFINICION RESUMEN: 

Si la hipertensión es la enfermedad “asesina silenciosa”, la osteoporosis es la enfermedad “ladrona silenciosa” que durante decenios roba lentamente masa ósea a los huesos del esqueleto, disminuyendo gradualmente su resistencia ósea y situando al paciente en riesgo aumentado de sufrir fracturas por traumatismos menores. Sigue leyendo

WEARING GOOD SHOES = INVESTING IN YOUR HEALTH

foto-nacho-estudio-copiaThe feet are a vital part of our body. If your foot is poorly aligned, the whole structure of the body can be affected and in fact, many back, hip or knee problems have their origin in the feet.

Likewise, the feet are the only part of the body that is in permanent contact with the world around us, which is why since the beginning of time, humans have come up with different ways of protecting them. We know that the cavemen covered their feet with animal skins to be able to cope with the harsh Ice Age. With the arrival of agriculture and a more sedentary lifestyle, the first civilisations developed different types of footwear. Shoes have always had different purposes, ranging from protecting feet from the weather to showing off one’s social class.

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