Alcoholic men who take a break from alcohol consumption may be able to improve their bone mineral density, say medical experts who quote the recent study between alcohol abuse and bone formation. A break of as long as two months with some physical activity and no liver disease can go a long way to correcting the imbalance in bone formation and resorption.
It is suspected that a combination of liver disease, lack of physical activity and a direct toxic effect of alcohol is what heavily affected men’s bone mineral density. After an eight week period following a group of men, it was found that sufficient physical activity and abstaining from alcohol directly correlated to an improvement in bone mineral density markers for the alcoholic men.
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