Untreated or poorly treated sleep apnea leaves you tired all the time and suffering from excessive daytime sleepiness and other sleep apnea symptoms. Use of the continuous positive airway pressure device or CPAP mask has been the gold standard of cures for sleep apnea over the past 25 years. But
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Healthy bone is a balancing act. Our bodies continually remove older bone and replace it with new. As adults, if we lose bone at too fast a rate, replace it at too slow a rate, or both, the result is osteoporosis—weak, porous bones that fracture easily. The National Osteoporosis Foundation
You can supplement with calcium and vitamin D all you want; but if you aren’t getting enough vitamin K, your bone building efforts may be in vain.
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.
Some common health concerns among postmenopausal women include breast cancer, heart attack, and stroke—but a medical condition that is more common than all of these is often overlooked. The condition is osteoporosis—weak, brittle bones that put you at high risk of suffering a bone fracture.
“More women suffer osteoporotic fractures each
You brush your teeth, floss occasionally, and see your dentist every once in a while. Shouldn’t that be enough? After all, your teeth have lasted this long, so you must be doing something correctly, right? Well …
Unless there is a dire emergency, many older adults likely don’t see their dentists
Wasabi is to sushi as ketchup is to fries. In addition to spicing up your California roll, this tasty Japanese condiment can boost your health and fight chronic diseases like osteoporosis. In fact, wasabi benefits abound.
Want to prevent cavities? It can do that. How about reducing inflammation? It does that,
When it comes to taking amino acids, most people think of body builders. But experts say these 3 amino acids should be part of your natural treatment for osteoporosis.
Healthy Vegan Diet May Promote Weight Loss
Following a vegan diet may promote weight loss and reduce insulin resistance in overweight individuals. A recent 16-week randomized clinical trial, published in the journal Nutrients, examined the role of carbohydrate consumption on body composition and insulin resistance. Seventy-five overweight participants were randomized to