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Does A Broken Bone And The Immune System Affect Homeostasis In The Body
A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more
How does a bone fracture affect the body's homeostasis? How do I relate this to mineral storage and blood cell formation/ Is there any good articles o
Physiology. Lifeology: You might start with a great physiology text book. Most texts have chapter designated to the physiology of bone repair, mineral loss and uptake, as well as the physiology of red blood cell formation. Understanding the physiology of life is best appreciated by being well grounded with the basics.
What are two specific ways in which the immune system will respond to a disease in order to restore homeostasis?
Controls microbes: The specific and non-specific immune systems work together to maintain a balance with the microbial world. Bacteria and fungi that colonize the body's surfaces; the skin, the respiratory tract and the GI tract are met at those surfaces they do not invade. The micro biome (these colonizing microbes) play an important role in homeostasis.
Immune system: This is a very in-depth topic that could never be described with adequate detail in this little box. Please check out this website for specific information on the entire immune system. Http://www. Niaid. Nih. Gov/topics/immunesystem/pages/default. Aspx.See 1 more doctor answer
I've get through bone marrow transplant about 1 and a half year ago. But why my body still get sick easily and my immune system getting worst?
Bone marrow: It is a tough procedure to receive. Your body is still recovering from all therapy you received in the past. Perhaps your WBC are still low too- that makes you prone to have infection. If you had an allogeneic transplant and are taking medication for gvhd for instance- that can also affect your white blood cell and makes you immunocompromised. I recommend you to f/u with your transplant team.
Absolutely not: Do not take advise on this topic from anyone other than a physician or a nutritionist. You are best off to see a physician who can evaluate your overall health status and make recommendations. With the proper assessment, the right solution can be found. If you are in south florida, please call (561) 807-2561.
Yes and more: The major organs that produce cells key for the immune system are the bone marrow, spleen, lymph nodes and thymus. However, there are very active immune cells in most tissues including the skin, GI tract including liver and lungs.
Could taking an all in body building product reflex one stop xtreme cause broken bone not to heal contains whey protein creatine taurine etc?
Not likely-Who Knows: Whey is just a byproduct of cheese production, something else to sell by promoting customer illusions. Most evidence is that humans are adapted to perform best eating real food, not processed byproducts with lots of claims supported by no research (none required for food, food supplement products or claims.) at the same time, internal controls & body use far more likely relevant to bone healing.
I have a broken bone in my wrist for 2 years, I didn't feel much pain so I didn't know it was broken until few months ago I checked. Does it ever heal?
I had an X-Ray and there isn't a broken bone, but there is a large red spot over a knot that is warm and painful?
Ice lady commeth.: The general procedure used for dealing with the initial injury is ice application. This is included in the RICE protocol for immediate care. Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation. The injured area was not given so you will need to adjust the protocol to fit your needs. To remove all doubt, obtain advice from a professional.
I am in a boot for a broken bone in my foot. Wearing a boot made my spondydislothesis, which hadn't been a problem, cause sciatica. Help!?
Spondylolisthesis: Was always there long before the boot was on your foot. Likely the change in your gait caused it to pinch the nerve exiting out of that level. I would suggest you see a pain/spine fellowship trained specialist. You may be a candidate for an epidural steroid injection.See 2 more doctor answers
6-12 weeks: Most fractures of the the foot ankle hand wrist and forearm heal in 6-8 weeks. Fracture of the tibia femur and humerus may take up to 10-12 weeks (longer in some cases).
Narcotics often: Avoid non steroidal anti-inflammatories as they can adversely effect bone union and healing.
Usually 6 weeks: Fractures usually take about six weeks to heal, but will remodel over the next 12-18 months. This process is faster in kids and slower in the elderly. Certain fractures heal faster than others. Non-displaced fractures heal faster.See 1 more doctor answer
Fracture is a: Medical term used for broken. Broken bone= fractured bone.
Is it broken or fractured is a question I am often asked. The answer is basically that a broken or fractured bone is the same thing. A fracture means a break in the cortex or the strong layer of outer bone cells. In an adult the average time for that to heal varies greatly but is often considered to ...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
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