Bone Health Management Program
Hong Kong is the Asian city with the highest osteoporosis prevalence, with approximately 400,000 osteoporosis patients. Every 3 women aged above 50 and every 5 men are affected. Although osteoporosis does not cause immediately life risk, it greatly deteriorate quality of life and mobility. Patients may experience back pain or develop humpback or other complications.

Osteoporosis is a silent disease. Regular bone mineral density check-up, together with supplementation of calcium, dietary and lifestyles adjustments can help with the prevention of the disease.

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Osteoporosis risk factors:

  • Inadequate calcium intake
  • Aging
  • Early menopause (Before age of 45)
  • Post menopause or ovariectomy
  • Inadequate exposure to sunlight
  • Long term medication of steroid, aluminum containing antacid or peptic ulcer drugs
  • Genetic factors

Services include:

  • Regular monitoring of bone mineral density
  • Calcium and bone nutrients supplementation plan
  • Lifestyle guidance
  • Nutritionist dietary guidance
  • Nutrition supplement consultation

For other unlisted health management programmes, please feel free to contact Squina Eu-Health Centre.
 
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