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    The Human Skeletal System

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    to the gym and be active and more time to cook healthier meals. Vitamin D for example is a major contributor to bone maintaining healthy bones, which is only acquired by being outside or eating healthy, two things that are limited by technology. Exercise and a healthy diet are belittling factors that benefit bone health. A balanced diet contains all the vitamins and nutrients needed to maintain strong bones, such as calcium, vitamin D, magnesium, and potassium (Allen and Harper 2013). Exercise…

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    Everyone needs a break once in a while but not when it comes to your bones. The older a person becomes the greater the chances are that broken bones will become a reality. As we age the changes in our diet along with the hormonal changes in our bodies causes our bones to become brittle. They are less able to handle the stress of a fall or other traumatic event we may sometimes find ourselves in. Even though most people do their best to take care of themselves often we find that may not be enough…

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    Sex Differences

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    Question #1 Diaz, Shanna., Borzoo, Farhang., (2009) Sex Differences in the Cannabinoid Modulation of Appetite, Body Temperature, and Neurotransmission at POMC Synapses. Neuroendocrinology, 89, 424-440 DOI: 10.1159/000191646. In this study conducted by Shanna Diaz et al., researchers were interested in determining whether sex differences exist for the cannabinoid modulation of appetite, body temperature, and neurotransmission at POMC synapses. The drugs that were used in this experiment were a…

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    Radiation In Tanning Beds

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    even said to have some beneficial factors. Without UV radiation we would not produce vitamin D. This still gives no reason to over expose yourself with tanning beds or lamps. “Even as early as 1940, the Council on Physical Therapy steered clear of indicating that vitamin D production from sunlamps is as beneficial as that produced by solar exposure,” (Coelho, Hearing 59). With so many other forms of receiving vitamin D there is really no need to have to be worried about not getting enough UVs in…

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    Osteoporosis Disease

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    decline more slowly, their “…bone mass remains adequate until later in life” (Osteoporosis Australia, 2014, para. 3). Other factors that have the potential to cause osteoporosis are lifestyle choices such as, a diet lacking in calcium, protein, or vitamin D. In addition, smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, and obesity are risk factors for the development of osteoporosis (Osteoporosis Australia, 2014, para. 7). Outcomes for the treatment of osteoporosis vary between individuals. If…

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    Osteoporosis is a type of bone condition in which it becomes less dense and more fragile or porous. Bones are composed of Ca, protein and collagen which give the strength the bone need to support body mass; The most common areas to fracture are the ribs, hips, spine, and wrists. Gender (Female is most common), race, body frame, exercise, diet, hormones, alcohol consumption, smoking, and family history are all high-risk factors in which an individual can be affected with this type of condition.…

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    If I say act like an old person you would hunch over and walk as though you needed a cane, moving as if taking a single step could break your leg. Osteoporosis is a disease of the skeletal system that causes bone deterioration, or the breaking down of bones. Making them fragile and much easier to break than normal. Anyone can developed osteoporosis but generally older women are more prone to developing it. Half of all women and about a quarter of men 50+ years will break at least one bone due to…

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    Essay On Osteoporosis

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    I chose the topic of osteoporosis because it is a disease that almost every old person face after their bones wears down. Osteoporosis is when your bones do not have enough calcium and due to that the bones become brittle and weak. Old people and postmenopausal have the higher risk of getting this disease due to their bones getting older and weaker. Younger people wouldn’t have this problem if they ate enough calcium. Bones are an important part of your body because half of your body is bones…

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    Osteoporosis is a medical condition in which the bones become brittle and fragile from loss of tissue. All bones in your body can be affected by this disease but there are a few bones that break more easy. The bones of the spine, hip, and wrist are most likely to break. Hip fractures can be especially dangerous in elderly people because of how long it takes to heal and on top of that, they can not move while they are in the healing process which can lead to blood clots. Osteoporosis occurs when…

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    What Causes Osteoporosis

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    Osteoporosis affects both genders and this is a bone disease. It is a condition in which bones become fragile and brittle. It occurs when the body loses a lot of bone, makes little bone, or both. Bones become weak and makes it easy for the bones to break from a fall (What is Osteoporosis and What Causes It). About 68% out of 44 million people at risk for this bone disease are women (Why Osteoporosis is More Common in Women). Osteoporosis is called a silent disease because a person can’t feel…

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