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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Absolutely: Evidence shows that exercise help build and maintain bone density at any age. Studies have seen bone density increase by doing regular resistance exer ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
No: They don't need to weigh you, or determine your height. It is a simple, quick test. You lay on a table and the scan is performed by the tech.
A 77-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Bone: I have been involved in "bone" since 1974 and have published about 130 articles. I will need to know what problems you have with your legs - . can you ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Saima Farghani
Specializes in Endocrinology
It worsens: It goes down. Humans are locomotive animsl designed to move. If u move , less u lose bone.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Relates to max dense: T score compares patient to age/sex/race matched individuals at age 32 (or so)-peak bone density. Relates to statistcs, bell shaped curve. Nl is (-)1 ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
57 years experience Endocrinology
Genes, hormones: Bone density is determined initially by inherited genes, If a parent has low bone density there is a 50% chance each child may also. In women estrog ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: Adequate nutrition and weight bearing exercise, adequate calcium and vit d intake, and some prescription drugs (teriparitide, ...) can help you regain ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Prof. Wimalawansa
45 years experience Internal Medicine
For multiple reasons: Achieving the potential peak bone mass during adolescence, and maintaining it during the adulthood is very important for preventing future fractures. ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Prof. Wimalawansa
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Complicated Question: Depends on age & gender of the person. To improve/maintain bone mineral density, adults need daily, total calcium of ~1, 200 mg, ~2, 000 iu vitamin d ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: At age 70, it is reasonable for a man to get a bone mineral density test (dxa). Fracture risk is related to decreased estrogen levels, which begin ab ... Read More
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