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Osteoporosis quiz

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1. What is osteoporosis?
Broken bone
Low estrogen levels
Loss of bone mass and strength
Bone remodeling itself

2. What are the causes of osteoporosis?
Low intake of calcium and/or vitamin D
Lack of exercise
Taking certain medications such as steroids, some anticonvulsants, certain cancer treatments
      and antacids containing aluminum for long periods of time
All of the above

3. What are the symptoms of osteoporosis?
There aren't any
Leg pain
Paper cuts

4. What are the treatments for osteoporosis?
Take calcium and vitamin D
Medications (drugs/hormones)
All of the above

5. How much calcium is needed for strong bones?
Recommended daily allowance of calcium is 1,000 mg.
Recommended daily allowance of calcium is 1,800 mg.
Recommended daily allowance of calcium is 600 mg.
Recommended daily allowance of calcium is 2,000 mg.

6. What is true of vitamin D?
It helps the body absorb calcium
It is synthesized in the skin when the skin is exposed to sunlight
Just 15 minutes of sunlight a day will help people get enough vitamin D
All of the above

7. How can osteoporosis be prevented?
Exercise and nutrition
Lifestyle changes
Getting tested
All of the above

8. Smoking is bad for the bones.

9. Estrogen is a hormone that helps the body preserve bone.

10. Drinking too much alcohol can have a negative effect on bone health.

11. The results of the BMD (bone mineral density) tests are called?
Touch down

12. A BMD may be recommnded if you...
Break a bone.
Have symptoms of loss of bone mass.
Have other risk factors for osteoporosis.
All of the above

13. How often should a person have a bone density scan done?
Every year
Every two years
Every five years


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