Osteoporosis is an insidious illness that sneaks up on you. Studies suggest that about 50 percent of women over the age of 50 will suffer a fracture related to bone loss. And each year, approximately 80,000 men have a hip fracture. … Read More
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It’s a question that should concern all women: “What is osteoporosis?" Yet it also should concern men, who may not be aware they also could be at risk for the disease.
What Is Osteoporosis? It Starts with an Imbalance
You may not realize that your bones—like all your body tissues—are metabolically active, … Read More
The diagnosis of osteoporosis—or warning-level osteopenia—may cause you to frantically search for information on how to increase bone density. The answer may be as simple as the food you eat and your activity level. Of course, your physician can prescribe a drug when you ask how … Read More
For women 50 and older, the chances of experiencing a bone fracture are astonishingly high at 50 percent. And while any fracture is serious when it occurs late in life, a broken hip is particularly serious and occurs in 7% of women after menopause.
There is no doubt that breaking a … Read More
The Female Athlete Triad: The Connection Between Low Energy, Menstrual Irregularities, and Low Bone Mass
Participating in athletics is a great way to stay active and get plenty of regular exercise. But pushing yourself too hard with physical activity has its consequences, too. Women, in particular, are at risk for several specific health problems when this occurs.
Female … Read More
The major symptoms of diabetes are problems with high and low blood sugar, but how else does diabetes affect the body? The complications and effects of diabetes can be widespread, affecting everything from your heart to your bones. Learn how both type 1 and type 2 diabetes can be associated … Read More
The summer months beckon with warm weather and longer days leading many people outdoors for recreation and exercise. A new study shows how postmenopausal women can make the most of the season by incorporating a natural osteoporosis treatment program into their outdoor fun.
Research published in the medical journal, Read More