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Bone Density
Your sunbed experience could prove to ensure you have strong healthy bonesDid you know that bone density is directly related to the amount of sunshine you get? In fact, studies have shown that people who can regularly tan or use a tanning bed, have higher bone densities. If you don't...More
Bone Health and VItamin D
Promoting Bone HealthBuild bone strength and bone mass by increasing your Vitamin D level through regular, moderate exposure to ultraviolet light (and supplements if recommended by your health professional).UVB or Ultraviolet B light allows the body to produce Vitamin D which in turn enhances calcium absorption and increases bone strength....More
Rickets
Osteomalacia Osteomalacia the general term for the softening of the bones often referred to as Rickets in children, is a disorder of mineralization of newly synthesized organic matrix, leading to improper bone formationRickets is caused by an insufficient amount of activated vitamin D during childhood. The active form of vitamin D, calcitriol,...More