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Glossary for Bone loss

Medical terms related to Bone loss or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abnormal blood test symptoms: Abnormal results from diagnostic blood tests.
  • Alcohol use: Use of alcohol (as a symptom)
  • Anorexia Nervosa: A disorder where a distorted sense of body image leads to self-starvation to the point of death in some cases.
  • Behavioral symptoms: Symptoms of personal behavior.
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Bone conditions: Conditions that affect the bones
  • Bone loss: A condition which is characterized by the loss of the amount of bone in ones body particular its density
  • Bone loss in children: Bone loss in children is the condition in which bone density is lost and bones are thinned in a child.
  • Bone pain: Pain affecting the bones
  • Bone symptoms: Symptoms affecting the body's bones
  • Caffeine -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to caffeine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Fractures: Breakage of bones
  • Grief or loss: The normal emotional response that occurs to an external loss
  • Hypergonadotropic ovarian failure: Premature onset of menopause - occurs before the fourth decade -average age of onset of menopause is about 50 years of age. The condition can occur sporadically or may be inherited in a familial manner.
  • Hyperhomocysteinemia: Excessive homocysteine levels in blood. It is often associated with folate or cobalamin deficiency as well as genetic defects. Severity of symptoms is determined by how high the homocysteine levels are. Sufferers are generally asymptomatic until the onset of premature arterial disease later in life. Other symptoms such as mental retardation only occur in severe cases where the homocysteine levels are extremely high.
  • Hyperparathyroidism: Increased secretion of parathyroid hormone from the parathyroid glands.
  • Hyperthyroidism: The excessive activity of the thyroid gland
  • Hypoparathyroidism: causesd by lack of PTH
  • Hypophosphatemia: Low blood phosphate levels. Causes include malnourishment, chronic alcoholism excessive carbohydrate consumption, malabsorption, phosphaturia, liver failure, respiratory alkalosis and certain genetic disorders.
  • Kidney symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both kidneys.
  • Menopause: End of female reproductive years
  • Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
  • Osteoporosis: Bone mass loss (osteoporosis) as a symptom
  • Parastremmatic dwarfism: A rare disorder characterized by severe dwarfism, kyphoscoliosis, contractures of the large joints and twisted and bowed limb bones.
  • Personality symptoms: Symptoms or changes to the personality.
  • Physical inactivity: When an individual is physically inactive
  • Rickets: A condition that affects the bones due to vitamin D deficiency
  • Skeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skeletal system such as the bones.
  • Vitamin D deficiency: Deficiency of vitamin D
  • Weak bones: Weakening of the bones
  • Weakness of bones:

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Bone loss:

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