Flashcards in Musculoskeletal Deck (6)
What is the most common bone disease?
Was factors contribute to osteoporosis?
Decreased estrogen and calcitonin levels
What is osteoporosis commonly called?
The silent disease
When does bone mineral density peak?
Between 25 and 30
What are risk factors of osteoporosis?
Age (50+, postmenopausal)
Race (Asian and Caucasian)
Small body frame
Low calcium and vitamin D intake
High potassium intake
Smoking and drinking