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How Does Exercise Help Build And Maintain Strong Bones And Prevent Falls
Many ways: Studies show that weight bearing exercising like walking help with maintaining bone density. Exercises that do not have some weight bearing do not do as well with bone density. In general people who remain physically fit generally have better balance however certain exercises like tai chi and yoga have been shown to help with balance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
How can vitamin d help to maintain strong bones helping to prevent the development of osteoporosis?
Can you tell me how could vitamin d help to maintain strong bones helping to prevent the development of osteoporosis?
Too young to have osteoporosis? Obviously making sure you are building strong bones is important at any age, but at what age does one really start to watch for signs of osteoporosis? And although I am young now, what can I do to prevent it? Is it possible
Ostopenia age: You can have osteoporosis at any age. But usually women need worry only at the age of menopause when ovaries stop producing the bone saving hormones. Some folks can get severe early osteoporosis: skinny women long distance runners are famous for creating a problem - especially if they run so much their periods stop, lack of adequate calcium absorption from inadequate vit d, excess etoh or drugs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Improves bone mass: Regular weight bearing exercise such as jumping, running, aerobics helps strengthen bones which protects against osteoporosis. Weight training can help as well you are in a negative bone loss after 30, so exercise helps, taking vitamin d, eating calcium rich foods such as dark greens, broccoli, almonds and dairy can help, decreasing caffeine also helps maintain bone mass. ...Read more
What is the best multi vitamin for joint and nerve pain? And a vitamin to maintain strong healthy bones?
In what way can I replace calcium supplements to maintain strong bones and teeth if i don't drink milk very much?
Is raloxefene the only breast cancer treatment that helps the bones against osteoporosis and does it build new bone, & prevent hip and spine fractures?
One of it : Evista or Raloxifene is a selective estrogen modulating drug , used in post menopausal breast cancers, is slightly better than tomaxifen in certain aspects, like reducing osteoporoses, reduce the incidence of fractures, has to be used with caution , in presence of vascular , renal & heart diseases may cause lethal thromboembolism. Speak to your oncologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a pocket depth reduction reverse damage already done? I need to have a pocket depth reduction procedure performed, and I am wondering if that can help reverse any damage already done to my bone and gum, or if it just helps prevent further damage from
You : You have an excellent understanding of the procedure. The reduction in the pocket depth will allow you to keep that area clean at home and prevent excessive bacteria and food from getting trapped between the tooth and gum tissue. Pocket reduction does not bring back the level of the bone, but arrests the progression of the bone loss. Proper home care and regular hygiene visits will help keep the problem from recurring. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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