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How many milk do skeletons need?

How many milk do skeletons need?

5 servings: 5 servings of any dairy product (milk, cheese, yogurt) should provide all the calcium your skeleton needs. ...Read more

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If you have Ostoporsis does it affect the whole skeleton or just parts thank you?

If you have Ostoporsis does it affect the whole skeleton or just parts thank you?

It can: It does affect the entire skeleton but areas of more stress or use show the changes more and also are more significant with regard to function. It is important to have the tests done and a visit to your provider to determine what type of osteoporosis and what type of calcium , vit D parathyroid hormone levels sex hormones etc are involved in preventing or stabilizing it ...Read more

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My shoulders got broader in my fifties as jackets don't fit,hast skeleton got broader?

My shoulders got broader in my fifties as jackets don't fit,hast skeleton got broader?

Sorry not bones: Probable fat. Your jackets may not be fitting because your body got broader meaning you gained weight. Either from fat or muscle building. The skeleton does not get bigger. ...Read more

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Could you please tell me if Ostoporosis affects the whole of the skeleton or just certain parts. Thanks?

Osteoporosis: is most noted in the larger bones like hips/spine but will affect the whole skeletal system. ...Read more

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I'm eating well, healthy food too..But still my body look like a skeleton...Why?

I'm eating well, healthy food too..But still my body look like a skeleton...Why?

Your body type: We classify patients as endomorph, mesomorph or ectomorph. The latter are those who tend to eat whatever they want and yet don't gain any weight. The good news is that you're eating healthy. But are you eating enough healthy calories? If you need to expend 3, 500 calories to lose a pound of weight, that means you need to consume an extra 3, 500 calories to gain that pound. Ask doc to check thyroid. ...Read more

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Does having a "large frame" mean that their skeleton weighs more than someone with a small frame?

One way to put it: That is a very succinct way of stating it. Typically you will notice larger overall bone structure if not general size as well. Think of a small dog like a yorkshire terrier compared to a st. Bernard. Look at wrist size, shoulder and hip width, etc. ...Read more

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What is an eco skeleton? How could you strain it?

What is an eco skeleton?  How could you strain it?

Exoskeleton is: The outer structure of insects, mammals and mollusks in contrast to endoskeleton in humans. It 's difficult to strain the former. http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/exoskeleton. ...Read more

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What is the difference between the vertebrae and the skeleton?

Vertebrae are the...: names of the bones that make up your spine. The skeleton is the structure made up of all of the bones in your body. ...Read more

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Does your head (craniofacial skeleton) grow or change as you get taller?

Does your head (craniofacial skeleton) grow or change as you get taller?

Depends on age: The skull is composed with an elaborate collection of growth centers that essentially push away from each other as the skull volume increases with age. By the age of 9 most of the suture lines of the skull start to fuse & there is little added increase.Since the adolescence growth spurt occurs in the mid to late teens, there will be a point where u grow taller but your head is done. ...Read more

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Saw paralyzed man walking with artificial skeleton at berkeley graduation. Will that help more people?

Saw paralyzed man walking with artificial skeleton at berkeley graduation. Will that help more people?

Yes: Until we find a cure for paralysis which still seems to be a long way off, these "exoskeletons" will become more and more available for less cost and more widespread use. As a rehab doctor., I am really looking forward to the day when we can prescribe these devices more extensively. I think they will change lives for the better. ...Read more