Osteoporosis is often a silent disease, as there are virtually no symptoms until a bone fracture occurs. Because of this, many women do not worry about their osteoporosis risk until they are diagnosed. But you shouldn’t wait until your bones are weak and brittle to give attention to your health.
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Because 70 percent of our bone destiny is due to heredity, you’re at greater risk for osteoporosis if you have a family history of the disease—but that doesn’t mean you can’t help shape the health of your bones.
We actively build bone until our mid-20s, then we start to slowly lose
Have you recently undergone a bone density test or are you planning to schedule a test soon? If so, it’s important you understand what your bone density scores mean. Use our bone density chart to interpret your test results.
According to the World Health Organization, osteoporosis poses a greater disease threat than exceeds that of hypertension (high blood pressure) and breast cancer. Yet, the disease rarely gets the attention it deserves.
Nonetheless, deterioration of the bones and increased risk of fractures is a huge health threat in the Western world, particularly
Two large studies of almost a million people published in the April 2014 issue of the British Medical Journal suggest that while there is no doubt that vitamin D is essential for bone health and cell communication, there is no clear evidence that vitamin D is beneficial against other health
When it comes to disease prevention, many people worry about heart disease, cancer, and diabetes, but rarely do people consider preventing a debilitating disease in their bones. Yet, the health of our bones should be…
This Thanksgiving, while celebrating with family and friends, you can be grateful that the food on your plate is also helping to boost your bone density. That’s right: Healthy Thanksgiving feast favorites contain a combination of significant bone-building nutrients.
When it comes to selecting foods to rebuild healthy bones, be sure
When you think about bone nutrition, you probably think of calcium first. And rightly so: A solid body of research suggests that you should meet your daily calcium needs (1,000-1,200 milligrams) for optimal bone health. With 54 million Americans suffering from osteoporosis, it’s important to do all you can to
Because vertigo and osteoporosis result from the same underlying cause, the natural remedies for vertigo are almost identical to the osteoporosis natural remedies, involving a combination of vitamins, minerals and herbs.