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Causes Of Thin Bones
My 8yr old had an xray in ER for injury and md mentioned her bones were thin.She takes mvi and drinks plenty of milk. What could cause thin bones?
See below: Multiple reasons can be the cause of thin bones including diet, activity, genetics, geographic location (eg. Northern vs southern with longer days and more sunlight), amount of sun exposure, etc. I would not rely on one x-ray done in an er to make a general diagnosis. See you pediatrician for further evaluation and work up if needed. ...Read more
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
Long distance running vs. Walking abunch of miles everyday. Which of the two would have more of an effect on skinniness of the legs and also the thinness of the bones?
Well: Running will not be good for thin legs and if the bones are frail it may cause more harm than good. You want to do cardio, maybe use a stairmaster and do wieght bearing excercises that strengthen bone and increase muscle mass. Brisk walking is good for your heart and endurance but if you want real physcial change involving increased muscle tone, wt bearing will need to b involved. Gd luc. ...Read more
I am so thin .. about 65 kg and 190 cm .. i tried a lot of programs to get rid of thinness but all my efforts failed.. what should i do ?
Have thyroid checked: Make sure that you see a doctor and have some blood tests done including a thyroid test. If all is normal then calculate how many calories you are eating in a day on your current diet. Then add enough food to add 500 extra calories a day. This should help you gain weight over the next few months. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 21 year old. I am an engineer .Because of thinness I look very ugly. How do I increase my body size?
Thin build: If you were genetically born to be thin, there is not much you can do about it. Provided you maintain a healthy diet abiding by consumption of correct calorie and nutrient requirements, you may be able to enhance your look by engaging in physical activities to promote muscle growth. Working out5-7x a week ( both isotonic and isometric exercises) will improve muscle tone and increase muscle girth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What happens when allograph tissue material is placed between my gums and teeth roots and it does not work due to the thinness of my gums?
Does the thickness/thinness of a lens effect how likely your glasses will slide down when you blink?
Sometimes...: Sometimes, but more important is the fit of the nosepiece and frame arms that tuck around your ears. There are lighter weight plastics that aren't as heavy, even with higher prescriptions. The position of the frames should be checked where you purchased them. Blinking shouldn't move your glasses. ...Read more
Why do skinniest models fit the beauty ideal of thinness.? Does media view justify thier harsh criticism of regular girls?
No: The liberal media has done more to damage our health than we can imagine. They glamorize the skinny models and at the same time support the advertisement of poisonous foods with sugar, chemicals and pesticides. Our society is confused by this and that is why we have such a dliemma with our weight - both over and under. Rejoice in your healthy weight, and turn a deaf ear to the media! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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