The Skeletal System
By: Kelsey Klein
Functions of the Skeletal System
Paget's Disease is characterized by irregular thickening and softening of bones due to accelerated remodeling process. The cause is unknown, but the symptoms are bone pain, large head, fractures, headaches, hearing loss, reduced height, and warmth over the affected bone. Drug therapy prevents further bone break down. Bisphosphonate is one that is used to increase bone density.
Autoimmune Arthritis starts when the body attacks itself and its joints. Symptoms are warmth, redness, swelling and pain. Treatments focus on managing pain and controlling the immune system to prevent further damage.
The Effects of Bad Posture on the Skeletal System
Basically, this article says that your posture has an effect on your skeletal system that you don't notice. Improper posture creates misalignment along the spinal column. Failure to correct bad posture has bad implications for the skeletal system. For example, poor posture puts stress on the connective discs causes them to wear down quicker, therefore, cause a lack of height.
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