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Pharm terms

Calium is needed for nerves, bones, and muscles to function properly
Calcitonin allows calcium to remain in the bone and not move into the blood
thyroid glands produces calcitonin
dystonia which is abnormal tension in one area of the body, suach as limbs, neck, face, eyes, or spine
hypocalcemia low blood calcium
osteomalacia in adults or rickets in children lack of calcium, the bones become soft, brittle, and deformed
Osteoporosis is a commone bone disease also result from a lack of calcium in the body; this disease creates holes in the bones and give bone a spongelike appearance
osteoarthritis Degeneration (erosion) of bone occurs where the bone meet or articulate at the joints
Rheumatoid arthritis Autoimmune reaction: the body's system attacks the joints and causing inflammation
Gout is a form of arthritis characterized by a sudden, severe attack of pain, redness, and joint tenderness, most commonly at the joint of the big toe or foot
disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) may be used in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
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