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the quality, condition, or degree of being thick

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"Compared with the women taking the placebo, those on the 1 mg dose experienced a bone mass density increase of 1.4% at the neck of the femur," added Dr.
Bone mass density in adults with sickle cell disease.
Chi-square tests were used to compare categorical variables by gender and for the three classifications of bone mass density (normal, osteopenia, and osteoporosis).
The Effect of Walking Exercise on Bone Mass Density in Young Thin Women with Osteopenia.
Bone is a connective tissue that provides mechanical support to the body vital organs and act as reservoir of calcium and phosphate as 99% of calcium and 85% of phosphate are present in skeleton.4 Peak bone mass is achieved during the third decade of life which gradually declines leading to osteopenia (low bone mass) which predisposes to osteoporosis.5 Various risk factors are involved for the decline in Bone Mineral Density (BMD) including dietary deficiency of calcium, phosphorus and vitamin D.6 Studies have shown the association of increased bone mineral density with higher calcium intake compared to those with low bone mass density due to lower calcium intake.7
"Several studies have shown that a daily intake of 10 grams of collagen peptides for 4 to 24 weeks prevents bone mass loss and even increases bone mass density (BMD)," she said.
A vertebral compression fracture is a painful condition mostly caused by osteoporosis (loss of bone mass density); in severe cases, the vertebrae become so weak they collapse upon themselves and force the spinal column to assume an abnormal forward curve.
Health urgings for bone mass density testing and drug advertising for Boniva are usually aimed at menopause-age women and older, making us view osteoporosis as a problem for mature women.