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What are 2 consequences of not exercising related to your system? Skeletal system?

What are 2 consequences of not exercising related to your system? Skeletal system?

osteopenic bones: If you are not involved in weight-bearing exercise such as walking, jogging, tennis etc then you are more likely to develop 'soft'bones or osteopenia.Another consequence of consistent wt.-bearing exercise is the release of endorphins into your bloodstream which help to relax you, make u feel better, etc. ...Read more

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After years of having dystonia, is the skeletal system affected in any way?

After years of having dystonia, is the skeletal system affected in any way?

Dystopia: Yes, dystopia does affect the skeletal system if it is severe enough to affect weight bearing exercise and normal movement there will be a decrease in bone density similar to bone loss seen in other conditions affecting normal a. ...Read more

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How does osteosarcoma affect the skeletal system?

How does osteosarcoma affect the skeletal system?

Varies: Osteosarcoma is a cancer that arises from the bone itself. It can grow locally and can symptoms, and it can potentially metastasize throughout the body. Treatment varies and is based in part on the staging of the cancer; but can involve surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. ...Read more

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How does hyperparathyroidism affect the skeletal system?

How does hyperparathyroidism affect the skeletal system?

Causes Osteoporosis: It depletes Calcium from the bones and in the blood stream and therby causes Osteporosis and can cause Bone Pain and risk of fractures ...Read more

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How does leukemia affect the skeletal system?

How does leukemia affect the skeletal system?

Rarely: There are 4 types of Leukemias, ranging from Acute and chronic. Although they mostly begin in the bone marrow cavity, they typically do not affect the hard shell of the bones. So we rarely if ever see skeletal system effects in patients affected by Leukemia.. ...Read more

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Do illegal drugs affect the skeletal system?

Do illegal drugs affect the skeletal system?

Possibly: Depends on what drug you are referring to, but there are reasons some drugs are illegal. If there is something you are concerned about, please be more specific ...Read more

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Which experts treat the muscular and skeletal system?

Which experts treat the muscular and skeletal system?

Musculoskeletal issu: Family Docs are typically first point of contact for vast majority of conditions & complaints, including musculoskeletal. In fact, we probably see more back pain complaints than all other specialties combined. Sports Medicine, Orthopedics & Pain Management are also involved in treating musculoskeletal conditions. ...Read more

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What impacts does leukemia have on the skeletal system?

What impacts does leukemia have on the skeletal system?

Not much: You have to tell us a bit more about your leukemia as there are 4 sub types(2 Acute and 2 Chronic). Although Leukemia starts in the bones, it is limited t the bone marrow, the central soft part of the bone. So the bones remain strong although they can become painful especially in acute Leukemia cases. ...Read more

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How does gout affect the skeletal system?

How does gout affect the skeletal system?

Pain, inflammation..: Gout is a type of arthritis. It can effect the joints of your skeletal system. With recurring flairs you can develop deposition of tophi within the joint, the bone around the joint can erode. A typical presentation is pain, redness, and swelling of a great toe joint that lasts 2-14 days. This is triggered by a food or drink. Avoid what causes the flair and your skeletal system won't be effected. ...Read more