Essays Tagged: "Osteoporosis"

Osteoporosis

OSTEOPOROSIS.Osteoporosis is a significant health problem that affects more than 25 million wome ... ture of the skeleton (particular the 'spongy' bone). This results in an increased risk of fracture. Osteoporosis develops silently over a period of years, eventually progressing to a point where a fra ... sed chances of damaging the hip, spine, and wrist .Twenty-five million Americans are affected by Osteoporosis, making it a major public health problem. 80% of those affected by osteoporosis are wo ...

(3 pages) 118 0 3.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Risks of Dairy Products and Problems Withing the Dairy Industry

tion they face. Many people believe that dairy products are good for your body and can help prevent osteoporosis and other ailments, when in fact they do much more harm than good for your body. Most d ... alf a ton in two years.Probably the biggest misconception about dairy products is the connection to osteoporosis. Surprisingly, the consumption of dairy products has been linked to osteoporosis, the v ...

(6 pages) 143 1 4.1 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Osteoporosis: Prevention is the Key

Osteoporosis is a disorder in which bone mass decreases and bones become thin and lose strngth. This ... trngth. This loss of bone can lead to bones breaking more easily. At this time there is no cure for osteoporosis but there are new treatments which may stop further break down of the bone and help in ... ther break down of the bone and help in the building of new bone.There are certain risk factors for osteoporosis these include being female, age, fair skin, small bone structure, early menopause, fami ...

(1 pages) 70 0 3.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Tiburon

er, y también se le conceden propiedades para combatir la artritis reumatoide, el lupus y la osteoporosis. Las opiniones al respecto son divergentes; algunos médicos aseguran haber logra ...

(7 pages) 41 0 3.3 Jun/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Your Bones in Space

ESIG------------------------------------------------------------------------------Hypogravitational Osteoporosis: A review of literature.By Lambert Titus Parker. May 19 1987. (GEnie Spaceport)Osteopor ... hanical stresses she/sheexists in. Hormones also play a major role as seen in postmenopausalfemales osteoporosis (lack of estrogens) in which the rate of bone reformationis usually normal with the rat ...

(5 pages) 63 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Alzheimer's in the Family

to face more serious health risks as they continue to age such as thyroid abnormalities, arthritis, osteoporosis, immune system changes (Mehta et al., 1993), and Alzheimer disease. My paper focuses on ...

(7 pages) 175 0 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Multiple Sclerosis and exercising.

olesterol, helps to control weight, and cuts the risk of diabetes. It helps protect against stroke, osteoporosis, and certain types of cancer. And many people regularly turn to exercise to reduce stre ... create strength faster than weight training alone. Moreover, strength training with weights fights osteoporosis and aids weight loss or weight maintenance.Caution: No one should practice weight tr ...

(15 pages) 95 0 2.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Osteoporosis

General InformationOsteoporosis is a disease characterized by low bone mass and decay of bone tissue. This leads to inc ... fractures also have serious consequences, including loss of height, severe back pain, and deformity.Osteoporosis is often known as "the silent thief" because bone loss occurs without symptoms. One in ... e silent thief" because bone loss occurs without symptoms. One in four women over the age of 50 has osteoporosis. One in eight men over 50 has the disease but, the disease can strike at any age. In th ...

(3 pages) 77 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Osteoporosis

your body's functions, such as blood clotting and the proper function of nerves and muscles.What is osteoporosis?Osteoporosis is a bone disease that develops slowly over the years. It can run in famil ... bones, and an increased chance of a hunched back. Although there's four times the chance of getting osteoporosis as a female, men can get this, too. Also, osteoporosis tends to happen to women in the ...

(1 pages) 68 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Vitamin research paper

primitively states its positive affects in the preventions of certain types of cancers, as well as Osteoporosis. Contributing to his theory on the benefits of vitamin supplements, supplements are not ...

(2 pages) 66 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease in which bones become fragile and more likely to break. If not prevented o ... ease in which bones become fragile and more likely to break. If not prevented or if left untreated, osteoporosis can progress painlessly until a bone breaks. These broken bones are known as fractures, ... a bone breaks. These broken bones are known as fractures, which occur in the hip, spine, and wrist. Osteoporosis is the loss of bone density which causes bone weakness and may cause it to break. At th ...

(3 pages) 47 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is known as the silent thief because it drains away bone slowly over many years. This h ... their doctor are aware the bones are weakening, that is unfortunately until one of the bones snap. Osteoporosis, which means "porous bones," is a condition of excessive skeletal fragility resulting i ... porous bones," is a condition of excessive skeletal fragility resulting in bones that break easily."Osteoporosis leads to 1.5 million fractures, or breaks, per year, mostly in the hip, spine and wrist ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Disease Related to Nutrition - Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is the disease and it is the process whereby the bones get weak and brittle which is ca ... n our bodies can make. It is also a disease in which bones become fragile and more likely to break. Osteoporosis is commonly perceived as an illness of women; both doctor and the public are much less ... en; both doctor and the public are much less aware that it is a very common problem in men as well. Osteoporosis is the most common skeletal disease associated with aging. It can be caused by a family ...

(4 pages) 128 0 4.4 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Applying Nutrition

nclude cardiovascular disease, hypertension, dyslipidemia, type 2 diabetes, overweight and obesity, osteoporosis, constipation, diverticular disease, iron deficiency anemia, oral disease, malnutrition ... cal activity has been associated with cardiovascular disease, hypertension, overweight and obesity, osteoporosis, diabetes, and certain cancers. Furthermore, muscle strengthening and improving balance ...

(4 pages) 283 0 3.8 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Go For a Walk!

e merely explained these advantages.Walking promotes lesser sickness (Benedicto, 2005). It prevents osteoporosis which is a disease that most old people could have. Preventing this disease in an earli ...

(2 pages) 59 4 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Osteoporosis

n recent years there has been an upsurge in interest in the relationship between calcium intake and osteoporosis and fractures. Most trials examining this relationship have been reported since the pub ... mated $175 million annually in Australia, clarifying the exact role of calcium in the prevention of osteoporosis and fractures in the elderly would be useful. (Kanis, 2004) Although diets deficient in ...

(9 pages) 49 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease that affects a person's bone mass and increases the deterioration of bone ... is achieved. After the age of thirty, bone formation slows and reabsortion exceeds bone formation. Osteoporosis usually develops after the age of thirty. Osteoporosis causes bones to become more frag ... ences and cause extreme pain. An estimated 8 million American women and 2 million American men have osteoporosis. An estimated 34 million people have low bone density.There are certain risk factors fo ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Most people take for granted the ability to sit, stand,

our everyday lives without the bones and joints of our bodies. Over 1.5 million people suffer from osteoporosis every year in the United States. Currently, approximately twenty eight million America ... year in the United States. Currently, approximately twenty eight million Americans are affected by osteoporosis. Frankly speaking, osteoporosis causes the bones to loose some of their mass and densi ...

(5 pages) 494 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Analysis of The Bicycle and its Role in Society

cycle-commute, can protect against health problems like obesity, cancer, mature-onset diabetes, and osteoporosis.Next, owning a bike stimulates the intellectual development of a child; first, the chil ...

(1 pages) 425 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Alternative Treatment at Menopause to Reduce the Risk of Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is the abnormal rarefaction of bones. The disorder leads to thinning of the skeleton. T ... that the bones become fragile and are more likely to break. If not prevented or if left untreated, osteoporosis can progress painlessly until a bone breaks. These broken bones, also known as fracture ... In the past, it was routine to prescribe hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to reduce the effects of osteoporosis in menopausal woman. But lately, the use of HRT has become the center of controversy, a ...

(10 pages) 21 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases