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How To Increase Jawbone Density And Strength
Exercise among other: Chemotherapy does take a toll on various body systems and the skeletal system is not immune. If you are young, and depending on the chemotherapy agents used, there is a risk of gonadal failure and low estrogen state, the latter of which can greatly affect bone density. In general, optimizing calcium and vitamin d intake will be very important in addition to weight bearing exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Calcium, Vit D: In your age group, the best things to do for bone density is to avoid excessive weight loss, do regular exercise, consume at least 1000 mg of calcium daily (preferably in foods rather than supplements), take about 2000 iu of vit d daily, don't smoke, avoid medications that can lower bone density (steroids, proton pump inhibitors). Also, be aware that dexa scans in your age group may be inaccurate. ...Read more
T-Score: Hi. Peak bone density occurs in both men & women at about age 30. That's when fracture risk in life is minimal. After age ~30, both women & men lose bone mass (and women have further accelerated loss after menopause). At any age, the number of standard deviations below peak bone mass at age 30 (for race & gender) is the T-score. At Peak bone mass, age 30, average T-score is 0.0. Negative T-Score ...Read more
Going to do special exercises to boosts muscle growth will muscle growth and bone density come back naturally as i start to eat more?
Eat healthy high : Calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, . ...Read more
Is it okay for people with high blood pressure to do exercises that improve core strength, increase bone mass and muscle tone?
Hair growth: Split ends are due to mechanical stress on hair-brushing, hair dryers, hot combs, perms, etc. A good balanced diet will promote healthy hair growth. Extreme dieting, low iron, low vitamin d, low biotin, low thyroid, certain medications and many other factors can cause hair to shed. Iron supplementation has to be done under dr's supervision as too much iron can be dangerous to the liver. ...Read more
I would like to know about the diets and exercise one should follow to increase the strength and bone weight. ?
Weight bearing: exercise. Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Dairy products: If you have been on a low intake of calcium and vitamin d (or little sunshine) you might improve bone density slightly over several years by increasing milk and yogurt intake (8oz, provides 300 mg calcium) to receive 1000 mg a day. Salmon is the best food source of vitamin d but supplements are easier to be sure you get enough (generally 1000 units daily). ...Read more
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
Metabolism: Your doctor can test your metabolism to see if it is appropriate for your. Speak w/him/her about boosting it if needed. One booster is green tea. EGCG capsules contain the main ingredient in green tea and will provide a better dose than cups of tea. Peace and good health. Of course, lifestyle choices such as exercise level and food plan are important also. ...Read more
Exercise program: Muscles and body composition is partialy determined geneticly & lots of depends on our nutriiton and exercise. Best is to start slow and increase weight lifitng and work on all body parts as " circuit training'. Be consistent. some areas are more difficult to built musle. With age it is more difficult but more important to maintain exercise and felxibility as rouitne.Eat variety of natural food. ...Read more
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