The Skeletal System

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The Skeletal System

The skeletal system is the framework of the body that consists of bones and connective tissues that protects and supports the body tissue and internal organs. The skeletal system function is to form a shield or a solid framework that supports and protects the body’s organs and skeletal muscles. Each bone is a complex living organ that is made up of many cells, protein fibers, and minerals. Further more the skeletal system provides attachment points for muscles to allow movements at the joints. Overall the importance of the skeletal system is that it acts as a guard or shield that protect the brain and internal organs.

The human adult body consists of 206 individual bones. These bones are divided or rather arranged into two major divisions or parts. One of which is the Axial skeleton. The Axial
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This is a disease in which the bones become fragile and prone to fracture. Some of the symptoms of this disease is back pain, loss of height and stooped posture, curved upper back, and broken bones that might occur in minor injuries. unfortunately, there is no cure discovered yet for this disease. Another disease associated with the skeletal system is leukemia which is a type of cancer that involves white blood cells. The symptoms of leukemia include excessive sweating, fatigue that doesn't go away, weight loss, bone pain, and tenderness. There is no known way to prevent leukemia. However most patients with leukemia are treated with chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and bone marrow transplantation. These are only some of the disease included with the skeletal system.

The skeletal system is a system in which it is the framework of the body including the bones in your body. People need to start improving their skeletal systems health in order to prevent diseases and unhealthy decisions that would affect their lives
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