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What is the best way for an osteoporosis man too loose weight male?

What is the best way for an osteoporosis man too loose weight male?

The exact: Same way as anyone else: eat less, exercise more and you'll lose a pound for each 3500 calories you don't eat but do burn off. You're no different from anyone else. Make sure you're on brand name T4 replacement and levels are normal. ...Read more

Weight Lifting (Definition)

Weight lifting refers to the activity of lifting weights, or using resistance bands, pulley systems, or similar resistance apparatus to increase muscle mass or to tone the body. This can either be done competitively or as a ...Read more


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Can a 30-year-old male lift weights and workout when he has osteoporosis what ways wood be best?

Can a 30-year-old male lift weights and workout when he has osteoporosis what ways wood be best?

Yes you can: You can work out, weight bearing exercises help to build bone, lifting weight, jumping, lunges, walking with ankle weights. Once concern is to not overdue it. Also, osteoporosis is unusal in at 30 y/o male. Testosterone, vitamin d, kindey function should all be checked and evaluated by your doctor if not done so already. ...Read more

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Why are individuals who have severe physical disabilities (non weight bearing) more prone to osteoporosis or osteopenia?

Why are individuals who have severe physical disabilities (non weight bearing) more prone to osteoporosis or osteopenia?

If don't use it ....: Lack of force applied to bone over time causes loss of mass and strength: simular to muscle. ...Read more

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If am 30-year-old man with osteoporosis can use weight too work out?

If am 30-year-old man with osteoporosis can use weight too work out?

Osteoporosis/Weights: I am always impressed by the wonderful work of nutritionalists, endocrinologists, sports psychologists, and personal trainers in helping patients with weak bone density. You have a serious problem at your age that you can improve one day a time. Bone density testing should be done yearly at this time. Develop your team of the above wonderful people to help you. Dr rich blake. ...Read more

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Does wearing a weighted vest during exercise help prevent osteoporosis?

Does wearing a weighted vest during exercise help prevent osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis: Not necessary to wear a weighted belt during exercise, such as cardiovascular work, to prevent osteoporosis. Weight bearing exercise, i.e lightweight training is the rule along with supplementation of calcium and vitamin D3. ...Read more

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In calculating bmi, how does one compensate for weight loss due to osteoporosis?

In calculating bmi, how does one compensate for weight loss due to osteoporosis?

No bearing.: The BMI is reflective of only your weight and height, regardless of how your weight got to what it is right now. No compensation for osteoporosis. ...Read more

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My mother is 52, eats healthy, healthy weight. She has osteoarthritis and osteoporosis. Can she excersize and lift weights. What can we for the pain?

My mother is 52, eats healthy, healthy weight.  She has osteoarthritis and osteoporosis. Can she excersize and lift weights. What can we for the pain?

Osteoporosis: She needs to discuss the various treatments with the doctor based on her DEXA bone scan and history related to Osteoporosis, etc. She would certainly benefit on starting at least a low impact exercise program. Have her Calcium and 25 OH-Vit D level done to let the Dr. make the best decisions on her treatment regimen. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with osteoporosis and I am a kidney transplant reciepient of 14 years. Would it be recommended to wear a weighted vest for workouts?

I was diagnosed with osteoporosis and I am a kidney transplant reciepient of 14 years. Would it be recommended to wear a weighted vest for workouts?

Get to your: Nephrologist to make sure that your medications don't need to be adjusted in light of your osteoporosis. Have him check your calcium levels too. I am afraid that a weighted vest might place additional stress on your weakened bones. ...Read more

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Dr b miller. Wheelchair came after disuse osteoporosis it occurred from delayed surgery need to use cuz right leg can no longer bear all the weight.

Dr b miller. Wheelchair came after disuse osteoporosis it occurred from delayed surgery need to use cuz right leg can no longer bear all the weight.

Graduated program: I think a good way to regain your ability to walk again is get up on crutches and put 25% of your weight on your leg for a week, 50% for the next week, then 75% the third week and finally 100% the fourth week. This regimen will get you the ability to get back on your feet in a month. ...Read more

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I have osteoporosis (T-score 3.5). My physical therapist advices me to lift heavy weights (20 kg) while bending forward and on my trunk, am i at risk?

I have osteoporosis (T-score 3.5). My physical therapist advices me to lift heavy weights (20 kg) while bending forward and on my trunk, am i at risk?

Osteoporosis: Exercise program for osteoporosis should be based and avoidance of weighted flexion exercises is advised. Flexion exercises put you at risk for compression fracture. Should emphasize neutral spine and extension based exercises. ...Read more

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Hip pain. Can't put weight on my right leg. Extreme pain. Only 41. History of osteoporosis in my family. No trauma to the area. Outside right hip pain?

Hip pain. Can't put weight on my right leg. Extreme pain. Only 41. History of osteoporosis in my family. No trauma to the area. Outside right hip pain?

Hip pain: Hip pain can be caused by injury to the hip joint, sacroiliac joint or the low back. Often the pain arises without obvious cause. Crutches or a rolling walker can help reduce pain by limiting weight bearing. It is important to see a hip or back expert and obtain imaging studies to determine the location of the pain and to establish a treatment regimen. ...Read more

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Doc says the MRI shows loss of cartilage due to severe arthritis he says i hve osteoporosis the pain is severe to where I can't bare weight on my legs?

Doc says the MRI shows loss of cartilage due to severe arthritis he says i hve osteoporosis the pain is severe to where I can't bare weight on my legs?

There are 2 problems: While osteoporosis can cause leg pain it sounds like your pain is due to osteoarthritis with the loss of cartilage —? Hip or knee. These are 2 separate problems and need to be addresses. Both unusual in someone only 32 years old. Suggest seeing a rheumatologist to sort it out. ...Read more

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What cup size is recommended for my breast reduction? I have back and neck problems from the weight of my breasts; I'm a 40i and in constant pain. Osteoporosis runs in my family, and I'm afraid the extra strain on my spine might have serious consequences

What cup size is recommended for my breast reduction? I have back and neck problems from the weight of my breasts; I'm a 40i and in constant pain. Osteoporosis runs in my family, and I'm afraid the extra strain on my spine might have serious consequences

Up to You: Based on your description, you may be an excellent candidate for breast reduction surgery; this operation tends to be one of the most patient pleasing operations we perform. It will be important to communicate your goals clearly with your plastic surgeon prior to proceeding. Do not base your communication or satisfaction with the outcome of surgery on achieving a specific cup size. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Do men ever get osteoporosis?

Do men ever get osteoporosis?

Yes: Men definitely get osteoporosis. In healthy men, by the age of 65 and older the incidence of osteoporosis is essentially the same as a woman. In fact as men age they develop a higher death rate following hip fractures then women. Men need bone density testing as well. ...Read more

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Can old men get osteoporosis?

Yes, but why?: Osteoporosis in men can occur from several reasons. Each needs to be\excluded: 1. Low testosterone. 3. Inadequate vit d intake. 4. Inadequate calcium intake.5. Taking certain drugs, like corticosteroids. 6. Sedentary life-style. 7. Renal tubular acidosis. 8. Chronic inadequate human growth hormone secretion. There are others, but you need to find out why, as well as treat! ...Read more

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Help, what system does osteoporosis affect?

Help, what system does osteoporosis affect?

The skeleton: Osteoporosis is a disease of decreased bone density that results in pain and increased risk of fracture. The causes of osteoporosis may be due to disorders of the kidneys, intestines, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, or pituitary gland. Other associated diseases are pagets, myelomo, cancer, myelodysplasia and autoimmune diseases. Osteoporosis is a result of these conditions, not the cause. ...Read more

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What can I do to guard against osteoporosis?

What can I do to guard against osteoporosis?

Prevent OP.: Women in their mid-30s should start supplementing calcium and vitamin D3 to help prevent osteoporosis. Weight bearing exercise helps, too. ...Read more

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How does osteoporosis affect people who have it?

How does osteoporosis affect people who have it?

Depends: In the early stages, there might not be any symptoms. Symptoms in late stage of the disease include: bone pain, loss of height, stooped posture or pain from fractures that occur because of the osteoporosis (hip, wrist, vertebra-lower back, neck pain.) You need to be treated if you were diagnosed with osteoporosis. The condition will not get better on its own. ...Read more

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Why does osteoporosis happen more often in women?

Several causes: Women generally have lower peak bone mass than men. At menopause (which men usually don't experience) the fall in estrogen levels leads to accelerated bone loss. They start at a lower level and lose faster -> more osteoporosis. ...Read more

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How can I get osteoporosis in order to lose height?

Why?: Osteoporosis can be a severely debilitating disease, why would you want to get it?
Please rephrase the question-i'm not understanding it. ...Read more

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Please tell me what system does osteoporosis affect?

Bone: Osteoporosis is conditions of bones with decrease bone strength, which results in increase in risk of fractures.
It is common in postmenopausal women and men greater than 70 years old and screening for osteoporosis is recommended by a special x-ray called DXA scan. ...Read more

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How do I know if I am at risk for getting osteoporosis?

How do I know if I am at risk for getting osteoporosis?

Risk factors?: Menopause is a major risk factor since the loss of estrogen leads to increased bone loss. Other important risks include increasing age, family history, personal history of a fracture, cigarette smoking, use of steroids, low body weight, or alcohol. The frax risk analysis will help you calculate your risk of a fracture within the next 10 years. ...Read more

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Statistics of smokers vs non-smokers who get osteoporosis?

Risk factor: Osteoporosis: the effects of smoking on bone health
www.Webmd. Com/osteoporosis/... Osteoporosis-7/smoking-cigarettescigarette smoke generates free radicals -- molecules that attack and overwhelm the body's natural defenses -- contributing to bone loss and osteoporosis. ...Read more

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What type of exercises should a person suffering from osteoporosis do?

Weight-bearing: Walking/hiking and resistance exercises such as low-risk weight-lifting would be good choices for you. These allow the bones to maintain their bone density and possibly stimulate a greater a bone density. Although biking and swimming are good exercises, these are not as helpful for someone with diminished bone density. ...Read more

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Do all hunchbacks have osteoporosis? Is it possible to straighten their back?

Kyphosis: Kyphosis does not require osteoporosis. It may be age/osteoporosis related or could be developmental, traumatic, or postural. With time & age the kyphosis gets rigid & non-correctable. ...Read more

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If a person with osteoporosis at the age of 22. Is that completely cured with a good lifestyle?

No.: If a 22-year old has legitimately earned the diagnosis of osteoporosis, she (/he) needs to work with an endocrinologist to determine the best course of action to increase calcium deposition for protection in older age. That diagnosis is usually not seen for 30-40 more years, so not the time to try to be 'natural.' good luck! ...Read more

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Can vagifem help with osteoporosis?

Yes: It is well-known that estrogen replacement therapy is very effective at minimizing calcium loss from the bones after menopause. Vagifem is one of the ert formulations commercially available. ...Read more

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