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    Osteoporosis Risk Factors

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    family which can be a risk factor. Osteoporosis mainly depends on the BMD, and the regulation of the BMD is affected by genes. Therefore, osteoporosis is affected by genes. Some of the genes that are associated with causing osteoporosis are the vitamin D receptor, alpha collagen gene and estrogen receptor. Moreover, osteoporosis can result from a mutation in a single gene. However, osteoporosis is rarely caused by a…

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    Osteoporosis Case Study

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    Osteoporosis is a condition in which the rate of new bone made does not match the levels of bone being broken down. The condition is caused by a range of factors in which effects the levels of new bones made. There are a range of factors that cause Osteoporosis, these are Estrogen: If the level of estrogen drops then bone loss accelerates and can lead to Osteoporosis. Having both ovaries removed in a process known as bilateral oophorectomy, results in low bone density. In the case of males,…

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    Bones help animals move, shape and support for an animal’s body. Bones are made up of tissues that continue to grow throughout the animal’s lifetime. But, as an animal gets older the body adds new bone quicker than getting rid of the old. With growth, an animal can run into many issues, one being bone disorders. Bone disorders can affect the growth of a healthy bone, can cause infection, and injure the animal. Bone disorders can be treated with nutritional treatments to help the bone or bones…

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    Another possible cause of osteoporosis is smoking. “Studies on smoking and bone health have turned up a host of other dire effects, from direct toxic effects of nicotine on bone cells to blocking the body’s ability to use estrogen calcium, and vitamin D” (Taylor,…

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    Human development comes from many different factors. we have adapted and mutated into the beings we are today and with that we will continue to adapt and mutate to our surroundings as we live on. Now, when it comes to being culturally defined, I believe that human development can be culturally defined. For example, people that a re native to Africa have slim bodies and are naturally more cut muscularly do to the lack of food they are skinny, but with everything they do being a physical challenge…

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    7). Given Vitamin D and Calcium’s healing properties, it’s unlikely that Glucosamine and/or Alendronate were able to achieve the pain and joint stiffness reductions alone. Therefore, the degree in which Vitamin D and Calcium impacted the findings of the study is unknown. A suggestion to avoid this co-intervention bias is to not administer vitamin D and/or Calcium or any other additional healing agent to participants. This is…

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    enough calcium. This being said, after analyzing my diet for these 3 days, I recognized some modifications that could be made to increase my calcium intake. I modified my diet in all 3 days by adding 125mL of chocolate milk (1%) as it will benefit my vitamin D and calcium intake, so with this modification comes a double benefit. This brought my calcium intake to around 583.6mg/day, rather than 430.4mg. Another modification I made to Day 1 was substituted my snack of salad and dressing for a kale…

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    Australian Osteoporosis

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    Osteoporosis is a prevalent disease affecting over 1 million Australians. This disease makes bones become brittle leading to a higher risk of breaks than in normal bone. Osteoporosis occurs when bones lose minerals, such as calcium, more expeditiously than the body can supersede them, causing a loss of bone thickness (bone density or mass). 4.74 million Australians over 50 have osteoporosis or poor bone health. In 2011-12 the estimated prevalence of diagnosed osteoporosis among those aged 50 and…

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    The correct answer is C Osteitis Deformans (also known as Paget’s disease). Paget's is caused by the excessive breakdown and formation of bone, followed by disorganized bone remodeling. This causes affected bone to weaken, resulting in pain, misshapen bones, fractures and arthritis in the joints near the affected bones. An elevated level of alkaline phosphatase in the blood in combination with normal calcium, phosphate, and aminotransferase levels in an elderly patient are suggestive of Paget's…

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    Expansive Position Statement Magnesium vs. Calcium for Bone Health The other day author Ms. New covered with coworkers about human bones. One of Ms. News’s co-workers incidentally broke her arm during vacation. Each person reflected upon when they had broken their bones. The conversation sparked an interest in Ms. New about bone health. Often people consider the structure of the muscle and fat built into the body. However, many people are oblivious to bone health. The bones have the important…

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