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How does exercising improve bone health?

How does exercising improve bone health?

Bone density: Weight bearing exercise helps increase your bone density up until a certain age (usually your mid 30s) when your bone density reaches a maximum. After this age, weight bearing exercise can slow the decline in bone density and help prevent or slow the development of osteoporosis. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

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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Explain normal and abnormal bone health.?

Explain normal and abnormal bone health.?

Osteoporosis: Normal bones contain a certain level of "calium" as determined by a bone mineral density test such as a dexa. Women with an adequate intake of calcium are continually storing calcium in their bones, until the age of 33. After 33, they are continually losing calcium from their bones, even with adequate intake of calcium. If the bone mineral density gets too low, the risk for fractures goes up. ...Read more

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What effect does dairy have on bone health?

What effect does dairy have on bone health?

Bone health: Dairy does not directly affect bone health. Supplemental calcium and vitamin d will benefit bone health. ...Read more

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Do teenagers know how to eat for their bone health?

Do teenagers know how to eat for their bone health?

Only if they listen!: If they paid attention, they wouldn't be teenagers! Bone health is probably not very high on the list of concerns for most teenagers. Too bad, especially for girls. It's an important time to be taking in enough calcium and vitamin d to build up bone mass for the stresses of later pregnancy and aging. But just try to sell that to a teenager! ...Read more

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What is the connection between bone health and dairy?

What is the connection between bone health and dairy?

Calcium: Dairy is rich in calcium.Calcium is the building blocks for the bones. ...Read more

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I was just wondering how can you boost your bone health/strength?

Calcium, vitamin D: Assure adequate calcium ingestion, that vitamin d levels are adequate, reduce caffeine intake, check your medications to see which affect bone and sometimes medications such as Actonel or miacalcitonin are required. ...Read more

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How could amennorhea affect bone health?

How could amennorhea affect bone health?

Estrogen loss: If the cause of amenorrhea is related to loss of estrogen production from the ovary, then bone health may be affected since estrogen is important in building bone. Your doctor should evaluate the underlying cause of the amenorrhea and may recommend estrogen replacement if necessary. ...Read more

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What are the effects of menopause on bone health?

What are the effects of menopause on bone health?

Depends: Menopause hormonally means a cessation in estrogen production. Estrogen is essential to the maintenance of bone mineralization. Without hormone replacement bone loss occurs. A large part of total menopausal loss happens in the first 2 hrs of absent hormone. Important to seek hormone treatment early to preserve bone health and many other body systems. ...Read more

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How can someone get the nutrients for bone health?

Sun, milk exercise: Weight bearing exercise, milk, cheese, broccoli and sunlight. ...Read more

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How to get the nutrients they need for bone health?

How to get the nutrients they need for bone health?

See details: How does who get nutrients? Are you speaking about young children, older adults or just in general. The nutrients are obtained through a balanced diet assuming that osteoporosis is not a factor. ...Read more

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What is the role of exercise in maintaining bone health?

What is the role of exercise in maintaining bone health?

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

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What is the best way to build or maintain bone health at 55?

What is the best way to build or maintain bone health at 55?

Diet/exericse/meds: It depends on where you are. If you have normal bones, then exercise, calcium from food such as dark greens, almonds, broccoli with some supplementation, vitamin d along with weight bearing activity such as running, jumping, aerobics and weight training can help. If you have some bone loss, hormone replacement and fosamax/boniva like drugs may be needed if you are a candidate. ...Read more

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What can I do for bone health if lactose intolerant?

What can I do for bone health if lactose intolerant?

Simple to fix: The dominance of milk within our culture is partly driven by the dairy lobby. Many cultures do not drink it but find other sources of calcium like feta cheese. I find the simplest fix is the calcium in antacid tablets like tums. A couple a day can supply the needs of most adults. Be sure you have adequate vitamin D levels (your doc) because that is part of the equation. ...Read more

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Why is vitamin A so important for bone health?

Why is vitamin A so important for bone health?

See: Http://www. Niams. Nih. Gov/health_info/bone/bone_health/nutrition/vitamin_a.asp

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What gives you good bone health?

What gives you good bone health?

Diet and exercise: The most important ways to preserve good bone health (for a 31-year-old woman like the person who posed this question) are to be sure there is enough calcium and vitamin d in the diet and to perform routine physical exercise which will "load" the bone with the person's body weight. Lack of bone loading is a real problem for astronauts, who lack gravity. Stay off the couch! ...Read more

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What is involved in bone health?

Exercise/ diet: To enhance bone health engage in weight- bearing exercise and get an adequate intake of dietary vitamin d and calcium. Avoid tobacco use. ...Read more

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Is phosphorous beneficial for bone health?

Is phosphorous beneficial for bone health?

Absolutely: Phosphorus is essential for bone health. It is a main component of bone mineral. Most persons eating a typical western diet get plenty of phosphorus from milk, meats, leafy vegetables, and nuts so phosphate supplements are rarely necessary. Calcium intake, on the other hand, is much more likely to be low or even deficient. ...Read more

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What's the role of exercise in bone health?

Building bone.: Exercises that cause us to bear weight strengthen and build bone, enhancing our bone health. ...Read more

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What are most important steps for bone health?

A lot of things you: The amount of calcium in your diet, sustain, tobacco use and excessive alcohol consumption.Race, frame size and family history.Hormone levels, eating disorders and other conditions and procedures that affect bone health. Use of certain medications, include physical activity in your daily routine. Consider bone-boosting medications, do get old, . ...Read more

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Could you explain what is bad for your bone health?

Poor diet no exercis: Your bone health is determined by many factors including diet (especially calcium and bit d intake prior to age 25), and the amount of weight bearing exercise you get, other important factors which can affect bone health include medications such as prednisone, kidney disease, pregnancy, thyroid disease, and many other illnesses. If you are concerned about a specific issue please ask again. ...Read more

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Can you suggest tips or "suggestions" for good bone health?

Can you suggest tips or "suggestions" for good bone health?

See details: Aerobic activity and exercising is key. Check your vitamin d level and start vitamin supplements if it is low. Do not take calcium. It has no significant value. ...Read more

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Can the humidity in a room irreversibly affect one's bone health?

Can the humidity in a room irreversibly affect one's bone health?

No: Irreversible damage will not occur. Ambient temperature and humidity can affect how your joints feel if you have underlying arthritis. ...Read more

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How come phosphorous so over looked when it comes to bone health?

How come phosphorous so over looked when it comes to bone health?

No longer screened: Was removed from the "metabolic panel" so has to be specially ordered, noting insurance company restrictions. ...Read more

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What vitamin helps bone health?

Varies with age: The most important vitamins for your bones are vitamin d and calcium. It is important to get enough but too much can increase the risk of heart disease and other health problems. The correct amount depends on age, sex, and pre or post menopause. Your doctor can help advise you on the proper amount for you. ...Read more

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What major role does exercising play in bone health?

What major role does exercising play in bone health?

Most important!: Even with adequate calcium, vitamin d, protein, and caloric intake, a person put to bed, or studies from astronauts in a weightless environment defintively show that stressing bone is essential to prevent calcium loss vand decreased bone density. Weight bearing exercise is best, but exercise, per se, will improve bone health. Many sporting activities fill the bill! ...Read more

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In terms of bone health, is it better to take mk4 or mk7?

In terms of bone health, is it better to take mk4 or mk7?

Never heard of them: I have never heard of those terms except to signify models of volkswagens. Resubmit your question with greater details. ...Read more

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Bone Health (Definition)

Bone health is a topic that includes prevention and treatment of osteopenia/osteoporosis (thinning of bones due to loss of calcium in bones), proper diets, adequate exercise, safety programs to prevent falls, testing ...Read more