WHAT IS LOW BONE DENSITY?
Low bone density or osteoporosis is a kind of bone disease that shows an increase rate of bone loss than bone formation. Bones are an important part of the skeletal system. They protect us from harm, give shape to the body and makes blood cells. Bone fractures are breaking or separation of a bone, sometimes two or three parts. Bone density, on the other hand, is the measurement of the amount of matter in the bone.
What is the test for measuring bone density? It is called bone densitometry. Low bone density affects a large portion of the population, especially post- menopausal women because of the reduced amount of estrogen produced by the body. However, it can also occur in men and women of all ages if they have a hormonal imbalance. Due to a decrease in bone strength, there is a greater risk of failure and fatal complications related Low bone density.
WHAT ARE THE AFCTORS RELATED TO LOW BONE DENSITY?
Diet – Doctors say milk is good for bones. Well they are right. Milk has a lot of absorbable calcium that can be good to increase the amount of bone matter in the legs. But that milk is high in fat, choose brands that are low -fat, especially if you have other complications such as obesity or high blood pressure. Other foods that are high in calcium are broccoli, nuts, figs, beans and greens. Another important vitamin is vitamin C. The bones are 30 % organic matter and studies show that 90-95 % of this matter is collagen. Vitamin C aids in collagen production, and helps in strengthening the bones. Overall, a diet rich in vitamin C, vitamin D and calcium can help you strengthen your bones.
Lifestyle – Your lifestyle affects your health as much as your diet does. To prevent Low bone density, a healthy lifestyle recommended by most orthopedic surgeons. Smoking causes smoking -related problems such as osteoporosis. In addition, if you eat many calcium rich foods, vitamin D is necessary to process this raw calcium into the body. Your skin does most of the vitamin D in your body when it is exposed to the sun, so exercising in the morning! Alcohol, on the other hand, increases the risk of osteoporosis by a large percentage. Although consumption of 2.3 grams of alcohol is said to increase the production of parathyroid hormone, which reduces the calcium reserves of the body. As 99% of the body’s calcium reserves found in bone (the other 1% being in the blood), there is a greater chance of contracting this deadly bone disease.
HOW CAN AYURVEDA HELP IN CASE OF LOW BONE DENSITY?
Ayurveda is an ancient Indian system of medicine that makes use of herbs existing in the nature and formulates herbal remedies using the inherent power present in these herbs. We in Ayurveda believe that herbal remedies bring to you the richness of the herbs in a natural, unadulterated form. These combinations help improve immunity and provide strength, endurance and will.
Ayurveda uses the inherent power of natural herbs to bring about wonderful results on the human body. The herbs are natural and 100% safe. Ayurveda helps to strengthen the body muscles and bones, making them strong even to withstand any external pressures. The herbs in Ayurveda for bone and arthritic diseases help complete the body deficiency in a natural, herbal way.
HERBS IN AYURVEDA THAT HELP IN CASE OF LOW BONE DENSITY
WITHANIA SOMNIFERA (ASHWAGANDHA)
The ancient Ayurvedic herb Ashwagandha is a multiple benefit herb. It has beneficial effects on human body in a natural way. Ashwagandha helps in cases stress, memory loss and many more chronic ailments. A look at these disorders tells us that they are all related to our life style. The increase in stress and manifold decrease in a healthy diet and lifestyle leads to stress induced disorders including many neurological disorders. People usually complain of stress, fatigue, memory and bodily weakness. Most of us face issues of low stamina and endurance power.Ashwagandha herb plays a vital role in such cases. It is a great antioxidant and has anti-inflammatory properties. It helps to promote overall well-being of the body and nourishes it with strength and immunity. Apart from these, the herbal product has potential powers to nourish the brain to make the functioning of the brain quicker and sharper. It has dynamic results on the male sexual system as it facilitates quicker and longer lasting erections. Ashwagandha herb is an indispensable part of many of our formulations owing to its benefits. Ashwagandha capsules are prepared using Ashwagandha.
CORAL (PARVAL PISHTI)
The word Parval is used for Coral. Coral is the store of calcium in the purest form. It has been used since ancient times in Ayurvedic medicine. Derived from the red coral roots, it helps in the formation of strong bones and is very effective in cases of osteoporosis. We use Coral to form CORAL CALCIUM CAPSULES.
AGATE (AKKI PISHTI)Agate is a natural store of calcium. It is a wonderful heart tonic and is used in many cases of heart and cardiac diseases. It is rich in natural calcium that is required for normal muscle functioning. Agate is made into a natural calcium compound and used in the coral calcium complex. It gives wonderful results in osteoporosis and other low calcium states. Agate is used in CORAL CALCIUM CAPSULES.
PEARL (MUKTA PISHTI)
Mukta means pearl and pishti means powder. So the product if formed from the powdered form of pearl. Pearl is famous for its cooling effects. It helps rejuvenate the body by its soothing effects. It is a very rich source of calcium and is believed to effectively help cases of osteoporosis, bleeding disorders, gastritis, diarrhea, chronic blood pressure and burning sensation. The benefits of Pearl are added to CORAL CALCIUM CAPSULES.
ASPARAGUS RACEMOSUS (SHATAVARI)
The botanical name of Shatavari is Asparagus racemosus. The herb has been used for its multiple health benefits over centuries. Its medicinal properties have worked well for nervous and gastric disorders. Ayurvedic physicians have used its beneficial effects for improving female health and female sexual system since centuries. Its main sphere of action is on the female sexual system where it helps to increase the libido thereby helping improve confidence and self esteem.The usual symptoms seen in women are irritation over petty issues, stress from work or due to other emotional factors, decreased interest and desire for sexuality and low energy complains in performing daily activities. They usually complain of feeling tired all day or the lack of stamina. Shatavari herb helps improve stamina and energy levels in women. It shows wonderful action on the female libido and enduring power that increases self respect and confidence. Shatavari is used in the Shatavari capsules.