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8. Special Health Concerns

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Although some people use exercise to help reduce risk of disease, it also can be an important way to help you manage a chronic disease, including preserving your independence and ability to do other activities you enjoy. Although starting a new physical activity regimen may be intimidating at first,

Bone Pain? Consider These Imaging and Screening Options

Bone Pain? Consider These Imaging and Screening Options

If you’ve been feeling bone pain, your doctor may take one look at that stiff, swollen joint or that loss of motion and suspect that what you’ve got is the inevitable onset of age-related osteoarthritis (OA) or the autoimmune disorder that leads to rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
But to refine that diagnosis,

Senior Exercise Programs: Disease Control/Prevention

Senior Exercise Programs: Disease Control/Prevention

Exercise helps create strong muscles and muscle groups, which affect almost every system of the body. Muscles and muscle groups also help combat common health conditions (such as arthritis and back pain), help regulate blood pressure, contribute to bone health and body composition (the balance of lean and fat), increases

Bone Health: Milk and Beyond

Osteoporosis is typically thought of as a woman’s concern but it also affects a lot of men. As many as one-half of postmenopausal women and one and five older men are at risk for osteoporosis-related fractures.
The risk of this bone-thinning disease increases with age. At the time of menopause, women

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