Porous Bones; "I Can Go No Further, Sir. My Old Bones Ache." William Shakespeare (1564-1616), English Dramatist, Poet. Gonzalo, in the Tempest, Act 3, Sc. 3, L. 1-2
IT's not like people go around knowing they have weak bones.
It's not like bad eyesight or bad breath (well okay some people don't know they have bad breath). Osteoporosis or "porous bones" is a condition that happens over time leading to the unexpected: Broken bones on just falling off a chair, or after bending or coughing.
Causes. Think of the bones as hard tissue -- living hard tissue. It is not static architecture from which our muscles just drape over. Rather, it is constantly changing because it is deposited and resorbed at the same time. Just like money in the bank, we at least wish that even if it does not grow, the amount remains constant (money in = money …
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Publication information: Article title: Porous Bones; "I Can Go No Further, Sir. My Old Bones Ache." William Shakespeare (1564-1616), English Dramatist, Poet. Gonzalo, in the Tempest, Act 3, Sc. 3, L. 1-2. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Manila Bulletin. Publication date: May 14, 2006. Page number: Not available. © 2009 Manila Bulletin Publishing Corp. COPYRIGHT 2006 Gale Group.
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