NUTRIENTS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO JOINT CALCIFICATION

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SPECIALIST EXPLAINED IT! THESE NUTRIENTS CONTRIBUTE TO JOINT CALCIFICATION ONE-ON-ONE

Osteoarthritis, as it is called in the medical language, is the most common joint disease among the people. Decalcification of the joint. Osteoarthritis occurs as a result of wear and tear of the cartilage tissue surrounding the bone ends over time. It is a condition that begins with a slight feeling of discomfort in the joints and progresses so much that it can cause serious disabilities.

It can be said that it is usually seen after the age of 40. There are many risk factors that affect this disease, such as age, gender, obesity, genetic factors, and occupational difficulties. It has been supported by studies that the incidence increases depending on age and occurs more in women than in men.

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HOW DOES OBESITY AFFECT JOINT CALCIFICATION?

A high body mass index is an important risk factor for joint calcification. Obesity causes an excessive load on the joints. In addition to increasing the load on the joints, it also changes posture and gait, disrupting the biomechanics of the joints. For this reason, weight loss with controlled nutrition and regular exercise is very important for obese patients.

Turkey Medicals shared basic nutrition recommendations that we can pay attention to in joint calcification.

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CONSUME PLENTY OF WATER

An important feature of water, which is very important for our body, is that it provides support for the joints. Apart from water, the milk, buttermilk and kefir we consume also contribute to bone health with their high calcium content.

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CONSUME PLENTY OF VEGETABLES AND FRUITS

It is also very important to get the vitamins and minerals necessary for bone health in a balanced way. For these vitamins and minerals, the consumption of vegetables and fruits is also of great importance.

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REDUCING THE CONSUMPTION OF FATTY RED MEAT

Consumption of red meat increases the excretion of calcium in the body along with urine as a result of excessive intake of animal proteins. In order to maintain bone health, it will be more beneficial to consume protein-rich legumes such as lentils, beans, peas by reducing the consumption of red meat.

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INCREASE CONSUMPTION OF FATTY FISH

Fish consumption is also highly effective against joint diseases due to the fact that they are derived from omega-3 fatty acids. Consumption of fish species such as anchovies, tuna, salmon will contribute significantly to bone health.

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GREEN TEA FOR THE PREVENTION OF JOINT CALCIFICATION

Green tea has the ability to protect against many diseases, as well as positive effects on joint calcification. Green-tea has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and contributes to many of our bone health.

Green tea, which is highly preferred for removing lime from the body, is good for joint pain and swelling caused by calcification. At the same time, Green tea extract has been shown to increase the effectiveness of drugs used to reduce pain as a result of research.

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FRUITS AND VEGETABLES THAT REDUCE THE RISK OF HIP CALCIFICATION

As a result of research, it has been found that a diet rich in fruits and vegetables reduces the risk of hip calcification. It has been confirmed with research that diallyl disulfide, the effective component of these vegetables, has an effect on calcification.

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SO WHAT ARE THESE VEGETABLES AND FRUITS?

Examples of these foods are apples, bananas, peaches, pears, melons, grapes and dried fruits. As for vegetables, onions, garlic and leeks are among the foods that reduce the risk of calcification.

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Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.

Awards:

Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.

Certificates:

Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

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American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.

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