What Is Osteoporosis?
Modern day definition of Ayurveda is characterised by: Decreased bone strength.
Reduction of bone mass or density or the presence of fragile fractures.
Bones are considered as one of the Dhatu (basic infrastructure) of body. There are seven basic infrastructures:
|Dhatu (Basic Infrasctructures of body)
||Basic element resemble to modern Science
Asthi kshaya (loss) i.e. Osteoporosis can be considered along with two parameters:
Dravyataha (Quantity): Decrease weight of bones, loss of density and porosity of bones.
Karmataha (Function): Shape of bone changes and kyphosis like conditions can occurs, weight bearing capacity get reduced and pain like conditions can occurs, joint movements get restricted.