Bone Diseases

Your bones help you move, give you shape and support your body. They are living tissues that rebuild constantly throughout your life. During childhood and your teens, your body adds new bone faster than it removes old bone. After about age 20, you can lose bone faster than you make bone. To have strong bones when you are young, and to prevent bone loss when you are older, you need to get enough calcium, vitamin D, and exercise. You should also avoid smoking and drinking too much alcohol.

Bone diseases can make bones easy to break. Different kinds of bone problems include:

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  1. Bone Diseases (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... also avoid smoking and drinking too much alcohol. Bone diseases can make bones easy to break. Different kinds ... Bones can also develop cancer and infections Other bone diseases, which are caused by poor nutrition, genetics, or ...
  2. Bone Infections (National Library of Medicine)  
    Like other parts of the body, bones can get infected. The infections are usually bacterial, but can also be fungal. They may spread to the bone from nearby ...
  3. Osteogenesis Imperfecta (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
  4. Oral Health and Bone Disease From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)  
    Bone Diseases/Related Issues ... Bone Diseases ... Tooth Disorders/Related Issues ... Tooth Disorders ... Osteoporosis/Related Issues ... Osteoporosis ... Dental Health/Specifics ... Dental ...
  5. Osteoporosis is the most common type of bone disease. Osteoporosis increases the risk of breaking a bone. About one half of all women over the age of 50 will have a fracture ...
  6. Osteopetrosis is a bone disease that makes bones abnormally dense and prone to breakage (fracture). Researchers have described several major types of osteopetrosis, which ...
  7. Metastatic Bone Disease (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)  
    Metastatic bone disease is cancer that begins in an organ—such as the lungs, breast, or prostate—and then spreads ... of bone metastasis, metastatic cancer, treatment for metastatic bone disease, Hemibody irradiation, Local field radiation, surgery for metastatic ...
  8. ClinicalTrials.gov: Bone Diseases From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
    Bone Diseases/Clinical Trials ... Bone Diseases
  9. ClinicalTrials.gov: Bone Diseases, Infectious From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
    Bone Infections/Clinical Trials ... Bone Infections ... National Institutes of Health ... From the National Institutes of Health
  10. Bone Marrow Diseases (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... the platelets that help with blood clotting. With bone marrow disease, there are problems with the stem cells or ... affect the production of blood cells Causes of bone marrow diseases include genetics and environmental factors. Tests for bone ...
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