Paget disease

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SN instructed patient on Paget disease. Paget disease is a chronic bone disorder. Most people who have Paget disease of bone have no symptoms. When symptoms occur, the most common complaint is bone pain. Paget disease can cause pain in the bones or joints, headaches and hearing loss, pressure on nerves, increased head size, bowing of limb, or curvature of spine. Because this disease causes your body to generate new bone faster than normal, the rapid remodeling produces bone that's softer and weaker than normal bone, which can lead to bone pain, deformities and fractures. To reduce your risk of complications associated with Paget disease of bone, try these tips, prevent falls by using assistive devices like a walker or cane, fall - proof your home. Remove slippery floor coverings, use nonskid mats in your bathtub or shower, eat well. Be sure your diet includes adequate levels of calcium and vitamin D, which helps bones absorb calcium and exercise regularly. Regular exercise is essential for maintaining joint mobility and bone strength.