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Girls and women with Turner syndrome should be treated with estrogen/progesterone to maintain their secondary sexual development and to protect their bones from osteoporosis until at the least the usual age of menopause (50 years).
Specific diseases causing an increased risk for fractures include Paget's disease, rickets, osteogenesis imperfecta, osteoporosis, bone cancer and tumors, and prolonged disuse of a nonfunctional body part such as after a stroke.
Female athlete triad: Female athletes at the high school or college level are at increased risk for a triad of disorders: excessive dieting or disordered eating, amenorrhea, and loss of bone minerals leading to osteoporosis.
While rapid weight loss is usually seen in the early stages of these diets, this can be due to the diuretic effects of the diet itself, and any weight loss would be mostly water weight.The risk of osteoporosis is increased.
With growing concern about adult osteoporosis, it is important to realize that the mass of skeleton built during childhood and into early adulthood constitutes bone banked against inevitable later withdrawals.
The primary cause of osteoporosis may be inadequate levels of estrogen circulating in the body; however, defects in bone structure or strength may also be related to the loss of unknown X-chromosome genes.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regular physical exercise can help prevent cardiovascular disease, Type 2 Diabetes, colon cancer, breast cancer, osteoporosis and stroke.
If the person continues to consume gluten, without any type of treatment, he or she could face serious complications, including iron deficiency anemia, osteoporosis and even some forms of lymphoma.
Both men and women may increase their calcium intake above the recommended 1,000 to 1,200 mg per day if they have a family history of osteoporosis or have been told they are at risk of taking it.