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Rickets is a nutritional disorder that can develop if you do not get enough vitamin D, calcium, or phosphate. Rickets leads to poor functioning of a bone's growth plate (growing edge), softened and weakened bones, stunted growth, and, in s[read article]

Tests for Rickets

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Calcium is an essential mineral your body needs to build strong bones and teeth. It also helps nerves fire and transmit information correctly and plays a vital role...  More
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Phosphorus is an important part of several of your body's processes. It helps with bone growth, energy storage, and nerve and muscle production. Many foods, es...  More
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Calcium is an important mineral that is used in many ways in your body. It increases the strength of your bones and teeth and helps your muscles and nerves function...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Vitamin D helps your body absorb calcium and maintain strong bones throughout your entire life. Vitamin D2 and D3 come from the fish, eggs, and fortified dairy prod...  More
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Bone X-Rays
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Parathyroid hormone (PTH), also known as parathormone, is a hormone released by the parathyroid glands. The four parathyroid glands are located in your neck, next t...  More
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An alkaline phosphatase level test (ALP test) measures the amount of alkaline phosphatase enzyme in your bloodstream. The test requires a simple blood draw and is o...  More
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A urine calcium test is done to measure how much calcium is passed out of the body through urine. The test is also known as the urinary Ca+2 test. Calcium is the mo...  More
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Osteoporosis is a disease that affects millions of women and men around the world. But with early detection, the serious consequences of osteoporosis can often be p...  More
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A bone lesion biopsy is a surgical procedure in which a sample of your bone tissue is removed and tested in a laboratory. The test is typically used to distinguish ...  More
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Medical Procedures for Rickets

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Use of Leg Braces
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Surgical Procedures for Rickets

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Spinal Deformity Correction
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Prescribed Medications for Rickets

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ERGOCALCIFEROL (er goe kal SIF e role) is a man made form of vitamin D. It helps your body keep the right amount of calcium and phosphorus for healthy bones and tee...  More
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CALCITRIOL (kal si TRYE ole) is a man made form of vitamin D. It helps your body keep the proper levels of calcium and phosphorus and maintain healthy bones and tee...  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Rickets

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ERGOCALCIFEROL (er goe kal SIF e role) is a man made form of vitamin D. It helps your body keep the right amount of calcium and phosphorus for healthy bones and tee...  More
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Self Care for Rickets

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Calcium, the most plentiful mineral in your body, is a nutrient that helps build strong bones. The majority of calcium in your body is stored in your bones and teet...  More
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Maintain Adequate Vitamin D Intake
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Increase Exposure to Sunlight
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Herbs and Supplements for Rickets What's this?

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Vitamin D is found in many dietary sources such as fish, eggs, fortified milk, and cod liver oil. The sun also contributes significantly to the daily production of ...  More
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The Romans used lime (calcium oxide), clacked lime (calcium hydroxide), and hydraulic cement in construction works. Calcium (Latin calx , meaning lime) was first is...  More
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The Romans used lime (calcium oxide), clacked lime (calcium hydroxide), and hydraulic cement in construction works. Calcium (Latin calx , meaning lime) was first is...  More
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