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National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
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National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

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Looking for info on facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (#FSHD)? See NIH's Genetics Home Reference for info on prevalence, genetics & links to helpful info on diagnosis, management and more: https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/facioscapulohumeral-muscular-dystrophy

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¿Sabías que la diabetes tipo 1 está relacionada con densidad ósea baja? Los investigadores aún no saben exactamente por qué. Así que si tienes diabetes, ya sea tipo 1 o 2, es importante que aprendas a mantener tus huesos sanos: https://www.bones.nih.gov/health-info/bone/espanol/osteoporosis/diabetes-osteoporosis-espanol?utm_source=niamsgoogleplus&utm_medium=social

Imagen: Los huesos débiles pueden hacer que la columna vertebral se colapse.
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#NIAMSResearch: “Intentional Weight Loss for Overweight and Obese Knee #Osteoarthritis Patients: Is More Better?” This study at +wfuniversity was funded by NIAMS & the National Institute on Aging: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/acr.23608
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Get the whole family involved to keep bones healthy! NIAMS has resources for women, men and kids: https://www.bones.nih.gov/health-info/bone/list-page-family?utm_source=niamsgoogleplus&utm_medium=social

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Hey, kids! Did you know you have 600+ muscles in your body? Keeping them healthy can help keep the rest of you, including your joints, in good shape. Learn more about why healthy muscles matter: https://www.niams.nih.gov/health-topics/kids/healthy-muscles?utm_source=niamsgoogleplus&utm_medium=social

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¿Cómo puedes enfrentar los cambios en la piel que causa el vitíligo? Lee más sobre los tratamientos disponibles y como vivir con esta https://www.niams.nih.gov/es/informacion-de-salud/vitiligo?utm_source=niamstwitter&utm_medium=social#tab-treatment

IMAGEN: Las manos de una persona con manchas blancas de vitiligo
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It’s #MensHealthWeek: Gout is a painful, but treatable, form of arthritis that is especially common in men in their 40s. Do you know what the symptoms are? https://www.niams.nih.gov/health-topics/gout/advanced?utm_source=niamsgoogleplus&utm_medium=social#tab-symptoms.

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¡Esta es la semana de la salud masculina! Consulta los recursos del NIAMS para hombres sobre cómo mantener sus huesos, articulaciones, músculos y piel sanos: https://www.niams.nih.gov/es/iniciativa-de-alcance-comunitario/informacion-de-salud-segun-sexo-y-genero/informacion-de-salud-para-hombres?utm_source=niamsgoogleplus&utm_medium=social

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Osteoporosis is often considered a "woman's disease," but men can get it, too. During Men’s Health Week, find out about the risk factors, diagnosis, treatments & prevention: https://www.bones.nih.gov/health-info/bone/osteoporosis/men?utm_source=niamsfacebook&utm_medium=social

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Lichen sclerosus is not contagious, and scientists aren't sure what causes it; an overactive immune system, hormone problems, or genetics are possibilities. It can cause pain, itching and skin damage. Learn more: https://www.niams.nih.gov/health-topics/lichen-sclerosus#tab-causes?utm_source=niamsgoogleplus&utm_medium=social
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