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Weaker women often suffer from osteoporosis

Jul 16th 2014 at 8:19 PM

Women who have a very low weight (without suffering from anorexia), are distinguished by their brittle bones, which often leads to the appearance of osteoporosis, with them claiming French scientists.

So-called constitutional weakness is sparse and inadequately researched feature of the body. Young women, who suffer from it are often considered to be suffering from anorexia. Their weakness, however, is not a medical condition and not endangering their health.
In the body of the very poor people of both sexes appear almost normal amount of adipose tissue in women is not disturbed menstrualniĆ¢t cycle, and there are no deviations in the endocrine glands or in metabolism.

According to Bruno Estoar and his colleagues from the University Hospital of Saint Etienne (Centre hospitalier universitaire de Saint Etienne) in France the indicators of mineral bone density in women with constitutional weakness approach the performance of women suffering from anorexia. The content of adipose tissue and indicators for the metabolism in the body of the first group of women does not differ from the performance of the women with normal weight. However, 44% of women with constitutional weakness are with reduced bone mass.

The researchers add that konstuticionalnata weakness often occurs when several members of the family, which is indicative of the influence of the genetic factor. The bones of many weak people do not experience enough load, caused by the weight of the body, and therefore bone mass does not develop enough,

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