bone loss

Why Is Sugar Bad for You?

Osteoporosis poses a disease threat that is greater than that of both hypertension (high blood pressure) and breast cancer, according to the World Health Organization. Yet this insidious and debilitating bone disease rarely gets the attention it deserves. Nonetheless, deterioration of … Read More

True Cushing’s Disease Is Rare, But Damaging

Cushing’s disease is caused by excess cortisol in the blood. It’s rare: According to the National Institutes of Health, only 40 to 70 people out of 1 million have Cushing’s disease. Most are women between the ages of 30 and 50, but men and even children also … Read More

Trace Mineral May Help Prevent Osteoporosis and Osteopenia

What do Jamaica, Fiji, and Northern Thailand have in common?  Aside from being vacation destinations, people who live in these countries have a “more than usual” occurrence of musculo-skeletal diseases. In fact, in these countries about 20 percent of the population has some form of musculo-skeletal disease (typically arthritis). On the contrary, … Read More

11 Surprising Sleep Apnea Symptoms

Sleep apnea is best known for snoring, but did you know that there are a multitude of other sleep apnea symptoms that you might not know about? If you’ve been dealing with symptoms like dry mouth, headache, or even depression, sleep apnea might be to blame. … Read More

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