Osteoporosis is thinning and weakening of bones which lead to minor fractures of bones. Know the natural remedies for osteoporosis that works.
Osteoporosis needs long and regular treatment as this disease is mostly realized when it starts causing serious damage to the health therefore natural remedies are preferred over other medication. Osteoporosis is thinning and weakening of bones which lead to minor fractures and breaking of bones to cause reduction in mobility and even complete immobility. Hip, spine and wrist are the most affected parts but any bone part of the body can get damaged due to this disease. People even suffer from decrease in height, hump at the lower back and severe pain and deformity.
Natural remedies for osteoporosis are focused at providing nourishment to bones to remove deficiencies and help in regaining strength and mass. Black cohosh is an excellent natural remedy to prevent osteoporosis. This disease can be inherited genetically too hence people having any family member suffering with this disease can take 30-40 mg of black cohosh in order to remove any chances of this problem.
Almond with milk is a rich source of calcium which is very useful in preventing osteoporosis as well as relieving its symptoms by strengthening bones. 5-10 almonds can be soaked overnight in water and peeled off in the morning, crush these almonds and boil them with cow's, goat's or buffalo's milk and consume it when hot. Drinking dandelion tea is another natural remedy which is very effective in increasing bone density, two teaspoons of dandelion mixed with a one and a half cup of water and boiled for at least 25-30 minutes, later this mixture can be strained and consumed.
Dong qui and chaste berry are also used for treating osteoporosis as these herbs are good hormonal balancers and imbalance of hormone can weaken bones. Increased intake of soy products is also beneficial for alleviating osteoporosis. Fruits like apples, banana, figs, orange juice and pineapple juice are very helpful in providing necessary nourishment to the bones for preventing and treating osteoporosis. Half cup of broccoli can supplement the body with necessary vitamin K whose deficiency can promote bone weakening.
Beans, peanut butter, spinach, pineapples, nuts, whole wheat and vinegar included in the diet help immensely in treating osteoporosis. Chewing handful of sesame seeds in the morning and taking yoghurt in the diet also helps in treating osteoporosis.
Healthy habits and life style changes also work as natural remedies for osteoporosis. It is believed that effects of osteoporosis cannot be reversed but these changes can help in coping with it. Mild exercises which are tolerable to the body will help the body in supplementing bones with vital nutrients and vitamins for strength and flexibility. Avoid smoking, alcohol, caffeine, and junk food as these cause adverse effects on bone health.
If one is over weight and has history of osteoporosis in the family, loosing weight is primary remedy. Drinking sufficient amount of water during the day is good for health in many ways and also for treating osteoporosis. Walking in chest deep water is a good exercise, water takes away weight and pressure off the joints and bones to relieve them, this exercise shall be done at least three times a week and for minimum thirty minutes.
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