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Are there proven ways to help prevent bone loss?

Are there proven ways to help prevent bone loss?

Yes: Adequate calcium and vitamin d intake are important. Numerous studies have shown that estrogen replacement therapy will significantly decrease bone mineral loss. For women who can not or will not take estrogen there are a number of effective medications specifically intended to decrease bone mineral loss. ...Read more

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Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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How can I prevent bone loss?

How can I  prevent bone loss?

Diet, exercise: Bone loss in premenopausal women can be prevented by proper diet, adequate vitamin d and calcium, exercise, avoidance of cigarettes. Minimal alcohol intake and avoidance of excessive thyroid hormone therapy. ...Read more

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What more can I do to prevent further bone loss from bad diet and ageing?

What more can I do to prevent further bone loss from bad diet and ageing?

Exercise, Calcium: Exercise - especially weight bearing exercise will help to increase bone mass (premenopausal) or slow down the rate of bone loss (post menopausal). Calcium slows the rate of bone loss. Women over 50 should take between 1200mg-1500mg per day of calcium (divided into 2-3 doses per day). Leafy green veggies, dairy and yogurt added to your diet. Estrogen replacement in postmenopausal women may help. ...Read more

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What are methods used to prevent further bone loss due to periodontitis?

What are methods used to prevent further bone loss due to periodontitis?

Control perio: Periodontal disease is incurable, but treatable and maintainable. You must be diligent about following treatment protocols and maintenance schedules, and home care instructions. The key is keeping the bacterial count down by proper oral hygiene and professional periodontal treatment at your dentist's or periodontist's office. ...Read more

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What can you do about osteopenia to prevent bone loss?

What can you do about osteopenia to prevent bone loss?

You may be able to: Prevent osteoporosis and slow down bone loss even after you've been diagnosed with osteopenia .If you've received an osteopenia diagnosis, now's the time to take preventive measures that can build up your bone health before a condition like osteoporosis robs you of bone density. There are many options to treat osteopenia, and you and your doctor should work together to figure out. Good luck thanks. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent bone loss due to periodontitis?

What can I do to prevent bone loss due to periodontitis?

Periodontitis: Periodontitis is an infection of the gums and bone around the teeth. If you have periodontitis, it needs to be treated by a dentist. If your mouth is healthy, thorough brushing, flossing and regular dental visits will prevent periodontal disease. ...Read more

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What more can I do to prevent further osteoporosis bone loss?

What have you done?: Weight bearing exercises, proper diet, and supplements may be of help. There are also medications which can prevent further bone loss. You should discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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What can be done to prevent further bone loss in elderly adults?

What can be done to prevent further bone loss in elderly adults?

Calcium/vitD/meds: If bone loss has been cofirmed by osteoporosis screening test.You should take calcium with vitd and your doctor can prescribe one of the meds to prevent osteoporosis getting worse and more loss of calcium from the bones. ...Read more

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What r the recommendations for preventing bone loss, ? Ie ;that may be caused due harmonal fluctuations or intake of medication such as omeprazole

What r the recommendations for preventing bone loss, ? Ie ;that may be caused due harmonal fluctuations or intake of medication such as omeprazole

A few things: Regular activities on your feet can help maintain bone density. Talk to your doctor about medication use. Omeprazole can contribute to bone density loss if taken long enough. Talk to your doctor about about calcium and vitamin d3 levels as well. Good luck. ...Read more

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Bone Loss (Definition)

Bone loss implies something is lost. What is lost for a multitude of reasons is amount of calcium that gets into the bone matrix. The less calcium in the bones the less bone mass and the higher ...Read more