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How To Increase Muscle And Bone Mass
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
When we gain weight as an adult say after 50, is it mostly FAT or bone & muscle mass also increases?
Good question: It is probably mostly fat. As we age many people are less active and gain weight. Also it is normal to lose muscle mass as we age. Bone does not lose mass. Exercise and good eating habits are the best way to maintain proper weight and muscle mass & strength as we age. Walking, lifting weights, swimming etc. are very good options. ...Read more
Is it okay for people with high blood pressure to do exercises that improve core strength, increase bone mass and muscle tone?
Exercise: No short cuts. Take up weight lifting. ...Read more
How can i make my sholders and my back wider , not by muscle mass , but by bone structure ??what is the best way
What are BMI calculators don't calculate muscle mass and bone mass in addition to body fat do they?
Hi, I am 25 year old male with wider than normal hips. They seem feminine, and its definitely the bone structure, not muscle mass. Please advice.
5'7 140. Lost lbs over year. Now 123 too thin. Bones tiny.No energy, muscle mass loss, stress. 1med nucynta, leg pain. Sensitivity light- eyes hm?
Pain in leg lumps near shin bones. 36 weeks preg. Losing muscle mass and weight. Lumps movable. Docs not sure. Appeared suddenly. Lots of leg pain too.
Discuss with Doc: Lumps on you legs at 36 weeks of pregnancy could be either prominent fatty collections call lipoma or from prominent veins or varicosities. Elevation of your legs should help. Both can be palpated under the skin and appear mobile. Loss of muscle mass can be from lack of activity , if you you have been slowing down. The weight loss is more of a concern and would discuss this with your obstetrician. ...Read more
If I have rapid muscle wasting in legs, and a large, hard as bone mass growing in left hip joint, and shortness of breath - urgent care or reg office ?
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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