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does miacalcin help with osteopenia

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Gagne
48 years experience Internal Medicine
No: increases risk: Osteopenia means your bones have lost some of their mineral content, but probably not enough to greatly increase fracture risk. Osteoporosis is more s ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cory Annis
29 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Weight bearing: Body cells get stronger when forced to remodel themselves, bones included. Any exercise that applies stress to bones can work."banging" stresses like ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Any weight bearing: Exercise is good for low bone density. This can be walking, jogging, running, plyometrics or resistance training with weights. The best form of weigh ... Read More
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Strong bones: Bones are constantly remodeling based on the stressors placed upon them. Weight bearing exercises promote strengthening of the bones structurally thr ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: Poor calcium intake, multiple pregnancies, smoking, alcohol intake, and premature ovarian failure may cause osteopenia earlier than usual.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Low BMD: Osteopenia is a low bone mineral density which puts one at risk to develop osteoporosis.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
33 years experience Endocrinology
Muscle building: Exercises that cause muscle tendons to pull on bones stimulates more calcium to be deposited in that bone. So working muscles against weights or othe ... Read More
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A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
24 years experience Family Medicine
Here's a few: Weight bearing exercise, sunlight and vitamin d3, vitamin k2, and calcium will all help your bones. Too much meat and sodas can also cause your body t ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Any colonic: Inflammation can lead to malabsorption of calcium, protein, and vitamin d -- which can lead to poor bone formation and increased bone resorption -- re ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Be active, eat right: Pick your parents, don't smoke, alcohol in moderation (2/d-man, 1/d-women), be active, esp. Weight bearing exercises, e.g. Walk, run, racket sports, b ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
24 years experience Radiology
A DEXA scan: Is commonly performed to evaluate bone mineralization. See your doctor.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Many: Always start with your primary care physician. Other physicians who treat osteopenia are: endocrinologists, rheumatologists, orthopedics, geriatrician ... Read More

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