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Doctor insights on: Foods That Help Bone Growth

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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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Is there anyways that I could increase my bone growth?

Is there anyways that I could increase my bone growth?

Not at 38: By 38 you are done gaining height and accruing bone. All you can do is maintain the bone mass you have by adequate calcium intake and weight-bearing physical activity. ...Read more

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Extra bone growth in heal what are the reasons for this growth?

Extra bone growth in heal what are the reasons for this growth?

Ans: What did you do? If fx the bone will calcify. If bad contusion will also calcify causing a raised area. In the affected bone. See your doctor for diagnosis ...Read more

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I need advice on what's the effect and importance of proper bone growth in children?

I need advice on what's the effect and importance of proper bone growth in children?

Bone growth: Bones grow regardless of health. What we can do, is put the proper ingredients into our body, to make them strong. A proper amount of Vitamin D and Calcium will make sure of that. 16 ounces of milk, or the equivalent, is recommended. ...Read more

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Extra bone growth in heels called?

Heel spur: Also known as a Calaneal Exostosis, it is an outgrowth of bone on the heels, typically found either plantarly (on the bottom) or posteriorly (at the back) of the heel. It usually grows in response to stress on the bone by a tendon and subsequent inflammation; typically the plantar fascia (on the bottom) or the Achilles tendon (at the back) ...Read more

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What is a bone growth in your head?

What is a bone growth in your head?

Many possibilites: A bony overgrowth can develop due to a tumor or at the site of a prior trauma. Have it evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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Does resveratrol affect male bone growth?

Does resveratrol affect male bone growth?

In rats or humans?: Check out http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC4277004/ for data of resveratrol on bone growth in rats but we still don't have any human data regarding either benefit or safety ...Read more

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How does hypercortisolism affect bone growth in a child?

How does hypercortisolism affect bone growth in a child?

Complex: So far researchers are trying to find the exact mechanism, however accepted hypothesis validated by several researchers is that excess glucocorticoids (cortisone) affects growth hormone function/production by different mechanisms at different levels of control, hope that helps ...Read more

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I have bone growth in my shoulder, how can this be removed?

I have bone growth in my shoulder, how can this be removed?

Eval: A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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What can cause a small inward growth on the back of your upper neck bone?

What can cause a small inward growth on the back of your upper neck bone?

Cyst: Inward growths in the skin will cause a cyst to form. They will usually slowly collect skin debris and increase in size. Definitive cure is removal. Cysts can occur in the skin anywhere on the body. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I am 17 years old and I go to the gym. Which are the best excersises to stimulate bone growth?

You are doing it.: If you are working out in a gym, you are doing it. In general, weight lifting and impact excercises are better than swimming, cycling. ...Read more

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What counts as calcium overdose and what happens if you take too much? I heard it messes up bone growth

Let me explain: Nausea and vomiting, muscle weakness, and excessive drowsiness are some of the possible symptoms that may occur with an overdose of calcium. Symptoms of an overdose may occur if your dosage exceeds the tolerable upper intake level" (ul), which is 2500 mg (2.5 grams) daily. If you happen to take too much calcium, be sure to seek medical attention right away. ...Read more

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Read where studies showed tens unit actually helped stimulate non union bone growth. Can this help with a pars fract? 7 months since injury

Read where studies showed tens unit actually helped stimulate non union bone growth. Can this help with a pars fract? 7 months since injury

Not likely with TENS: You do not want to confuse a tens unit with a bone stimulator. These are different devices. Most fractures heal in time. I would expect 7 months from injury that there has been healing. This is best evaluated with a bone scan or mri. Discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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What rare events can cause bones to never fuse? Do U keep growing or eventually stop @ a certain age? Can growth stop & start again 10-15 yrs later?

What rare events can cause bones to never fuse? Do U keep growing or eventually stop @ a certain age? Can growth stop & start again 10-15 yrs later?

INJURY or: GLANDULAR failure (eg: Pituitary failure GROWTH HORMONE. Some of this can be "corrected". UNLIKELY growth will occur at advanced age although some bone DEFECTS may result!

Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

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Read that only limited growth in height can occur after ones's bones are closed. Is that minimal growth potential or can it be as much as 2-3 inches?

Read that only limited growth in height can occur after ones's bones are closed. Is that minimal growth potential or can it be as much as 2-3 inches?

Adult height: Linear growth is effectively ended after the growth plates fuse. 2-3 inches of growth after this event would be unusual and alarming. ...Read more

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What is a bone growth on leg?

What is a bone growth on leg?

Exostosis?: It's difficult to say without seeing an image of this bone growth. My best guess is that this could be referring to a benign, mushroom like growth from the side of the bone called an osteochondroma, aka exostosis. Another possibility is a "bone growth" within the soft tissues called myositis ossificans, which can result from prior trauma to that location. ...Read more

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What vitamins are directly needed for bone growth?

What vitamins are directly needed for bone growth?

Bone growth: Minerals are what are needed for bone growth and health. Bones are constantly breaking down and adding more minerals such as calcium, magnesium, etc. If you have concerns about the quality of your bones please be sure to see your doctor. Peace and good health. ...Read more