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Skeletal System

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Hannah Busker

on 7 November 2014

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Transcript of Skeletal System

Problems With the
Skeletal System

It takes 10-16 pounds to brake a bone
Evel Knievel had suffered 433 bone fractures by 37 years old
Humans share 50% of their DNA with bananas
If you stretch out the 300,000,000capillaries in your body end to end they could reach over 1,300 miles
Skeletal System
Consists of 206 bones

performs vital functions

enable us to move through our daily lives
Diseases of the Skeletal System
1. Osteoporosis
2. Scoliosis
3. Arthritis
4. Leukemia
5. Bone Cancer
6. Ostersarcoma
Prevention of Osteoporosis
Leukemia is cancer in the bodies blood-forming tissue

There are many types of leukemia, most form in adults

Can only form in children. Leukemia usually starts in the white blood tissue
A condition in which progressive loss of bone tissue occurs

Where bones become brittle, causing them to break easily

It affects mostly elder people or women

No warning sign in early stages
a lot of calcium
low fat dairy products
dark green leafy vegetables
a lot of vitamin D

Regular exercise
helps build bones
walking, running, jogging
a lateral, or side-to side curvature of the spine

may exist at birth

spine might look like C or S
Prevention of Scoliosis
Prevention of Leukemia
There is no prevention for scoliosis

Children can eat healthy, exercise, and get enough sleep to keep from getting it

Braces and surgery can sometimes get rid of it

Most types of Leukemia can not be prevented
Some types of Leukemia can be prevented by avoiding
high doses of radiation
exposure to the chemical benzene
tobacco usage including smoking and chewing
Bone Cancer
A cancerous tumor
Is most common between the ages of 10-30
Also with teens with rapid growth rates
males are none to have this cancer than females
african americans have a higher risk
many rare conditions can develop to become Osterosarcoma.
Several types of bone cancer

Some types are
Ewing Tumor

Certain types affect children and others affect adults
-mostly occurs in males
-occurs when in get older
Prevention of Osteosarcoma
-mostly occurs in 30 or older
-mostly occurs in teens or children
Prevention of Bone Cancer
There is ways you can tell if you have bone cancer
If you have lots of pain in one spot
if you get an X-Ray
if you have swelling or a bump
numbness, tingling, tenderness

To get rid of bone cancer
The only prevention is previous radiation therapy.
by:Jammie Hannah
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