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Can old men get osteoporosis?

Can old men get osteoporosis?

Yes, but why?: Osteoporosis in men can occur from several reasons. Each needs to be\excluded: 1.Low testosterone. 3. Inadequate vit d intake. 4. Inadequate calcium intake.5. Taking certain drugs, like corticosteroids. 6. Sedentary life-style. 7. Renal tubular acidosis. 8. Chronic inadequate human growth hormone secretion. There are others, but you need to find out why, as well as treat! ...Read more

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Can men get osteoporosis?

Can men get osteoporosis?

YES!: Yes, men can get osteoporosis. Men at increased risk are those who have been treated with certain medicines including steroids (prednisone) or medicines to treat prostate problems or cancer. Thin men or men with a family history are also at risk. Men can have the same testing as women to determine if they have osteoporosis, it is a simple xray test called a bone density or dexa scan. Get tested! ...Read more

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How can I prevent osteoporosis at a young age?

How can I prevent osteoporosis at a young age?

Prevent osteoporosis: Although genetics do play a big role in the development of osteoporosis, there are things you can do to minimize the risk of getting it later in life: maintain healthy diet (adequate calcium and vitamin d intake), regular weight bearing exercise before and after menopause, don't smoke, drink alcohol only in moderation, maintain healthy weight (do not overdiet to the point of anorexia...). ...Read more

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Do Underweight Men and Women have Low Bone Mass ? And could you get osteoporosis in a Younger Age? im 20 years old

Do Underweight Men and Women have Low Bone Mass ? And could you get osteoporosis in a Younger Age? im 20 years old

Tricky question: Hi. Yes, young people can certainly have bad bone health due to genetic or nutritional defects. However, you don't reach peak bone mass in life until about age 30, so environmental factors (nutrition, vitamins, etc...everything but genetic factors) could still be addressed and corrected with gain of bone mass & strength. You need adequate protein nutrition, calcium, and vitamin D, etc. for bone. ...Read more

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How can a young teenager get rid of man boobs?

How can a young teenager get rid of man boobs?

Depends: Regular pubertal onset gynecomastia usually fades within the first year.Persistence after 3 years is likely to improve only with surgery. I would check with your pcp about local options & seek out a consultation. Removal of residual breast tissue and any supportive fat cells is usually done by a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Can males develop female hormones as they get older?

Can males develop female hormones as they get older?

Getting older: May lose male hormones but unlikely to develop male hormones. If men are young and with low hormones, testosterone addition may be required. ...Read more

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Can exessive masturbation from a young age lead to any problems when you get older?

Can exessive masturbation from a young age lead to any problems when you get older?

No: "excessive" masturbation at a young age is fairly universal. There are no long-term problems that we know of. In fact it could be a good thing: now that young people spend all their time in front of computers, this may be the only exercise they get! ...Read more

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Can old men get a hernia from sex?

Can old men get a hernia from sex?

Hernia: Any type of straining can increase the symptoms from a preexisting hernia. This type of activity is unlikely to cause a hernia but may unmask a small previously asymptomatic hernia. ...Read more

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How much hieght can a man expect to lose from 40-50 years of age?

How much hieght can a man expect to lose from 40-50 years of age?

Hopefully none.: Unless the gentleman develops early osteoporosis and loses height because of vertebral fractures, a man is not expected to lose (or gain) any height between the ages of 40-50 years. ...Read more

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Do men ever get osteoporosis?

Yes: Men definitely get osteoporosis. In healthy men, by the age of 65 and older the incidence of osteoporosis is essentially the same as a woman. In fact as men age they develop a higher death rate following hip fractures then women. Men need bone density testing also. ...Read more

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Can a 25 year young female have kidney cancer?

Can a 25 year young female have kidney cancer?

Rare but possible: Kidney cancers (renal cell cancer) are rare in young people, of the total aprx 38, 000 75% are 60 yrs or over, 1.4 % in the age of 20 to 34 years. Incidence in female is slightly less. ...Read more

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How to prevent balding at a young age?

How to prevent balding at a young age?

Balding Prevention: You can't change your genetics. These tips may provide some benefit. Eat a nutritious diet to avoid deficiencies. Avoid hairstyles that pull hair tightly. Use gentle shampoo. Avoid hair dryers, permanents or curling irons. Consider use of a wide toothed comb. Consider acupuncture. ...Read more

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I wanna be higher! how can i? Teenager 19years old

I wanna be higher! how can i? Teenager 19years old

Growth very unlikely: An 19 yr old is not growing taller if his growth plates have fused. If not fused, he will grow a little bit (pediatrician's growth chart for him can tell if growth has stopped). To look taller, one can choose properly designed clothing & shoes, and have good posture. Vitamins, supplements, "special" foods, exercise, etc... will not make a person living in the U.S. taller (height here is genetic). ...Read more

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Can osteoporosis affect you your hole life with sidaffect can it get worse in 30 year old male?

Can osteoporosis affect you your hole life with sidaffect can it get worse in 30 year old male?

Osteoporosis at 30: To have osteoporosis at 30 is extremely serious and should be managed by a bone specialist. Yes, this means for the rest of your life! ...Read more

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I'm a 19 yr old girl and too skinny for my age. I can't seem to gain weight easily. How can i?

I'm a 19 yr old girl and too skinny for my age. I can't seem to gain weight easily. How can i?

See a Doctor: First, you should see a doctor to make sure it isn't a metabolic problem. If not, then consider scheduling more frequent smaller meals throughout the day. Increase your protein intake. ...Read more

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I a 30 year old man with osteoporosis can use weight too work out?

Osteoporosis/Weights: I am always impressed by the wonderful work of nutritionalists, endocrinologists, sports psychologists, and personal trainers in helping patients with weak bone density. You have a serious problem at your age that you can improve one day a time. Bone density testing should be done yearly at this time. Develop your team of the above wonderful people to help you. Dr rich blake. ...Read more

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Can a teen girl have cervical cancer at such young age?

Can a teen girl have cervical cancer at such young age?

Highly unlikely: Cancer of the cervix is rarely, if ever seen under the age of 25 years. Abnormal cells ( dysplastic cells) can sometimes be confused with cancer but they often resolve with longer follow up as the body can often heal such changes, but they require close monitoring. ...Read more

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Can i get prostate cancer if i'm 26 years old?

Can i get prostate cancer if i'm 26 years old?

Very very unlikely: It is very very unlikely at age 26, but unfortunately anything possible in this world. The youngest I have had , he was 40 years of age. ...Read more

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