November 7, 2018
Amgen campaign to understand the prevention of osteoporosis. On the day of osteoporosis.
MR Priianka Srivattana, Director of the Red Cross Secretariat, chaired the opening ceremony. HealthTodai is proud to announce the launch of HealthTodai's "Healthy Life" campaign under the concept "Good Life … if Worried and Protected" in Amgen (Thailand) Co., Ltd. On the day of osteoporosis, supporting the lecture. "Reduce the risk of osteoporosis. Increase the quality of life." Prof. Boonpania Pongkham Lecturer, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Medical School University Chulalongkorn As a speaker
Prof. Boonpania Pongkham Lecturer, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Medical School Chulalongkorn University Lecture "Reduce the risk of osteoporosis Increase the quality of life" that osteoporosis is a bone disorder with a decrease in bone density. As a result, the bone is easily broken. This is a danger that should not be ignored. The body of people will have the highest bone mass in 30 years, then the body will gradually lose bone. Risk of fracture easily. In particular, the mass of female bone is rapidly decreasing after menopause. Factors affecting the bone mass are many, such as age, genetics, menopause. Chronic Disease According to the effect, patients often do not know they have osteoporosis. Because most of them do not manifest themselves clearly. Symptoms that can be osteoporosis, such as back pain, back in the chest, etc.
Osteoporosis requires careful care and treatment from a doctor. Surgery or osteoporosis can not treat osteoporosis or reduce the risk of fracture elsewhere. There are two treatment options: treatment against osteoporosis. And a stimulant for bone formation. Method 2 is to eat nutritious foods. Especially high calcium foods, vitamin D supplements, the treatment of diseases that result in faster bone loss, avoiding risky behavior for osteoporosis, such as alcohol consumption, smoking, and should regularly apply the right body.
As for bone fractures. Or a hip fracture in the elderly is one of the common health problems, no less than other things, especially the elderly with osteoporosis. The bone is brittle than normal. Of the statistics on patients with hip fractures, 50% had previous fractures, and 80% had osteoporosis. This affects the quality of life of patients. I can not help myself. 50% of patients require anesthesia, 25% of patients have lifelong incompetence and may need rest in bed, 22% need extraction aid, 11% Provide bathing aid and 5% need help in eating. In addition, care must be taken to prevent and mitigate patients. Waiting for the patient to have a good balance. Examine the side effects of medications that cause headache, irritability, headache and / or unhealthy surroundings and housing. To prevent falls or accidents. This will result in demolished bones.
In addition, the event launched the Facebook page for "bones" for education. Proper understanding of osteoporosis. From Bones Club Osteoporosis Foundation of Thailand.