Cerezuela Carolina and his mother, Josefa Gil, starring Pikolin promoting solidarity against osteoporosis.
Pikolin, brand leader in the break, introduced last June Mattress Solidarity Campaign hand of actress Carolina Cerezuela and mother Josefa Gil. The company, maintaining its strong commitment to promoting health, joined on this occasion, with the Spanish Association Against Osteoporosis to inform and raise awareness of the importance of prevention in the fight against this disease.
The 35% of the female population from age 50 is affected by osteoporosis, and after 60 years, 50% could be. In total, three million people suffer from this disease in Spain, most of whom are women, but only 10% of those affected are diagnosed.
The increase in the number of patients suffering for the past 20 years has been a 54% increase in the number of fractures caused by this disease, in the case of women, this increase amounts to 64%. On average, the risk of osteoporotic fracture for a woman over her lifetime is 40%.
Osteoporosis no specific symptomatology, until fracture occurs. In case of suspicion, it is best to see a doctor. The disease is usually detected by densitometry, which measures bone mass and allows an early diagnosis of the disease.