Elmore, Judith
May 2007
PN;May2007, Vol. 61 Issue 5, p36
Trade Publication
The article offers information about the cause and possible treatment for people with osteoporosis, an abnormal loss of bone tissue due to lack of calcium. Studies show that women have rapid bone loss compared to men in the lower extremities especially after the first year of having spinal cord injury. The author suggests that one must consult a doctor to determine the risk of osteoporosis, avoid cigarette smoking and caffeine since they reduce the body's ability to absorb calcium.


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