bone strength

How to Make Bones Strong: What You Can Do

About 10 million Americans have osteoporosis, and 44 million people who have low bone density are at risk for the condition, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation. Osteoporosis can have serious ramifications, since it results in poor bone quality that increases the risk for fractures. Therefore, it's important to know … Read More

Osteoporosis Guidelines for Postmenopausal Women

Culture allows men to have midlife crises where they buy a new motorcycle or sports car, but for women, the term “midlife crisis” brings visions of hot flashes, weight gain, dry skin, low sex drive and irritability. Aside from theses unpleasantries, women in their 50’s also have an increased risk … Read More

Rickets on the Rise?

Rickets—a common health problem in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries—might be making a comeback where you would least expect it: in a modern, industrialized European nation. A recent University of Toronto study (Scientific Reports, Nov. 17, 2017), focused on a mysterious increase in cases of rickets among British children … Read More

Hormonal Imbalance in Women: A Simple DIY Test

Menopause or perimenopause can be a rough time in a woman’s life as estrogen levels decline often causing a host of symptoms. Weight gain, dry skin, food cravings, and irritability – these can all be clues that your hormones are in flux and your monthly cycle may be coming to … Read More

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