There are so many diseases that attack when age increases. One of osteoporosis. That disease is known as a condition when bone density starts with the damage and decreased bone microarchitecture. As a result, bones become fragile and easily broken.
Osteoporosis can occur in both men and women. However, the risk of the occurrence of osteoporosis in women more because women (above age 45 years) experiencing menopause. That is, the degree of a decline in hormone estrogen in the body (to stop the bleeding). Whereas in men, osteoporosis occurs in old age (above 70 years).
Monday, July 20, 2009
Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin, or alternatively, when the body cannot effectively use the insulin it produces. Insulin is a hormone that regulates blood sugar. Hyperglycaemia, or raised blood sugar, is a common effect of uncontrolled diabetes and over time leads to serious damage to many of the body's systems, especially the nerves and blood vessels.