Osteoporosis

What is Osteoporosis?

Reduction in the quantity of bone or atrophy of skeletal tissue; an age-related disorder characterized by decreased bone mass and loss of normal skeletal microarchitecture, leading to increased susceptibility to fractures.

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there is hyperinflation of both lungs.the heart is normal in size and shape.the trachea is at the midline.both hemidiaphragms are depressed. the...

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thanks for your question

hyperinflation of lungs are seen in emphysema which is a part of copd a disease caused by smoking
when the terminal parts...

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I m 70 years old now have osteoporosis . Soon to have bone density to establish severity. Most of my adult life I used alcohol, just guessing but...

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Hi, thanks for writing to HCM.

Yes, definitely alcohol consumption contributes to osteoporosis.

The general treatment guidelines for osteoporosis...

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What is the relationship between estrogen, menopause and osteoporosis?

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Hello,
Thanks for posting your query.
There is a direct relationship between the lack of estrogen after menopause and the development of...

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