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What is the role of thyroxine in bone development?

What is the role of thyroxine in bone development?

Bone: Too much thyroxine may have a bad effect on your bone. If you have not had a bone bone density test you should have one now. You should also politely ask what training the bone density tech has had. Regrettably too few are properly trained. ...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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What's it mean to have bone loss?

What's it mean to have bone loss?

Less bone: We build and lose bone everyday. We build more than we lose until we're around 30 years old. Then we start losing more than we build. Over time, this leads to osteopenia, then osteoporosis, which increases the risk of fracture. ...Read more

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Describe the features of bone loss.?

Describe the features of bone loss.?

Varies: Bone loss features can vary. People may be asymptomatic to painful if associated with bone fractures. Bone mineral density (bmd) testing looks at bone quantitative amount. It does not determine bone quality. The quantity and quality of bone determine strength. Bone loss may be prevented/treated by bisphosphonates, denosumab, impact exercise, calcium, vitamin d. ...Read more

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What's the safest way to treat bone loss?

What's the safest way to treat bone loss?

Many options: First, find out the cause of the bone loss so you are not just treating the symptom instead of the cause. If you have osteopenia, make sure you maintain proper nutrition, keep active, do weight bearing exercises daily, take adequate calcium + vit d supplement (1200-1500 mg, 2000 iu vit d). If you have osteoporosis, do all above and a fda approved osteoporosis after discussion with your md/do. ...Read more

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Does HRT decrease bone loss?

Absolutely!: Provided you get adequate calcium and vitamin d, hrt with estrogen alone, or estrogen with progesterone, will minimize bone mineral loss. Exercise is a very important part of the picture.But Estrogens do help prevent bole loss. ...Read more

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What if you have bone loss in gums?

What if you have bone loss in gums?

Peridontitis: Bone loss is indicative of periodontal disease. It needs to be treated to help prevent loss of your teeth. Please see a periodontist pronto. ...Read more

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Why does my child have dental bone loss?

Why does my child have dental bone loss?

So many reason: First of all, how old is your child? For someone less than 21 years old, having dental bone loss is very serious and must be treated immediately. He or she may have neutrophil defect, or lack of the body first line of defense against infection. Host factor may be compromised. For someone older, he or she may have occlusal problem, or may have poor oral hygiene technique needed to be address. ...Read more

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Should i worry about bone loss in my jaw?

Should i worry about bone loss in my jaw?

YES: The most common cause of bone loss in the jaw is from periodontal (gum) disease. This is treatable and if it is not, it can lead to loss of all your teeth and dentures. ...Read more

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Dr. John Thaler
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Bone Loss (Definition)

Bone loss implies something is lost. What is lost for a multitude of reasons is amount of calcium that gets into the bone matrix. The less calcium in the bones the less bone mass and the higher ...Read more


Dr. Joseph Mathews
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Synthroid (Definition)

Synthroid is a thyroid ...Read more