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Can drinking whole milk improve bow legs?

Can drinking whole milk improve bow legs?

No: No more than drinking water would. If you have an issue with bowed legs, see your pcp or orthopedist. ...Read more

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Bow Legs (Definition)

Bowed legs can occur as a familial history, no orthopedic issues or problems with walking, bearing weight. This also tends to straighten out in time as long bones ...Read more


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Is there a connection between people with bow legs and how much milk they have consumed?

Is there a connection between people with bow legs and how much milk they have consumed?

Possible but....: There are many causes that should be investigated. An orthopaedic surgeon should be able to help. Please visit my website at www.Orthodoc.Aaos.Org/footankle. ...Read more

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Could you improve/totally get rid of bow legs?

Could you improve/totally get rid of bow legs?

Yes: In adults, bowlegs are usually due to arthritis and can only be corrected surgicially. In children, there are nutritional and developmental defects that can sometimes be corrected with nutrition or bracing. ...Read more

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How can drinking milk for a lactose intolerant person cause severe muscle and nerve pain from the shoulder and back down to the leg into the ankle?

It shouldn't,: The type of pain that you are describing is not typical of problems due to lactose intolerance. The description that you give lends more toward an orthopedic, perhaps a back problem, or a neurologic cause. I would recommend a check up by your doctor or by an orthopedic surgeon or a neurosurgeon. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm muslim, so I'm fasting this month.i got constant pain in my legs n feet.I'm also doing a course of iron & folic acid.i drink milk n do take fruits?

Many Possibilities: Depending on how long it's been going on, i would consider an evaluation by a spine specialist. Sometimes it could be a muscle imbalance, early onset arthritis or scoliosis. Also could be a pinched nerve/herniated disc. Either way it might be good to figure it out and get appropriate treatment. Regarding your fasting, you may choose to wait until after the month to see if the pain persists. ...Read more

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Why do i drink pretty much a gallon of whole milk a day?

Why do i drink pretty much a gallon of whole milk a day?

Polydypsia: The answer depends on why you are drinking so much milk! Is it possible that you enjoy drinking milk? Sometimes, excessive thirst can be caused by metabolic abnormalities such as excess sugar or electrolytes. ...Read more