Early Intervention And Lifestyle Adjustment Essay

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Abstract Aging is inevitable, and for some the process is seemingly smooth with minimal adversity. The habits we form throughout our life will strongly impact our development, and the potential development of our offspring/s. The similarities each human being shares in regards to their anatomy and physiology help the advancement of medicine and science to aid in living an optimal life. The purpose of this research paper is to analyze one of the most debilitating diseases effecting the elderly. Through my research, one of the most optimistic findings is that early intervention and lifestyle adjustment can not only reduce the risk of developing osteoporosis, but alleviate the harmful effects when prevention is unsuccessful or unnoticed. Introduction The skeletal system is a flawless adaption for its functions of body protection and movement. Our bones form a tower of skeleton arrangement designed to keep humans standing upright and balanced. The skeleton is partitioned into the axial skeleton, which encompasses the “bones of the skull, the vertebral column, and the thoracic cage” (E.N. Marieb 2015). The second partitioning of the skeleton is the appendicular skeleton (E.N. Marieb 2015), which include the bones of the limbs and the bones responsible for holding the limbs to the axial skeleton. The bones in the skeletal system are essential for the shape, support, protection of soft body organs, movement, storage of fat, and minerals, production of hormones and blood. To
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