Posts Tagged ‘Bones’

November 14th, 2012

What Is A Bone Density Scan?

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A beautiful, swan-like ballerina on pointe’ shoes makes an astonishing pirouette for a finale when the unexpected happened. Her bones failed because the extreme diet failed to maintain the dexterity and strength of her bones as she lost the bone mass needed to execute her steps with power. She just fell, excruciating not just with pain but with the fear of not ever dancing again. It is truly regretful that she had not submitted to a bone density scan earlier, had she done so, maybe things are different.

October 10th, 2012

Bone Density Screening: A Wise Decision

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Have you ever thought of undergoing a bone density screening? Are you predisposed to osteoporosis or you just want to feel secured health wise? Are you engaged in a sport or interest that will be pretty much ruined should a fracture occur? If by chance you say yes to any of these, then it seems you need to have a bone density screening now.

September 27th, 2012

Understanding the Causes Of Low Bone Density

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Bone density or bone mineral density (BMD) refers to the amount of the inorganic mineral called hydroxylapatite in every cubic centimeter of bones. The condition of the bones may indicate a lot of things including presence of secondary osteoporosis. Aging, particularly of women, is of particular interest yet cases in men and children are similarly common. It may be worthwhile to look into the structure of the bone to understand how bone loss may happen.


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