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.
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Of all the classic osteoporosis symptoms of the spine, the possibility of “hunchback” should motivate you to a prevention strategy. No matter your age or bone density, there’s much you can do now…
Osteopenia isn’t as serious as osteoporosis—see our posts defining bone loss test scores of osteoporosis -2.5 or osteoporosis -3.0. But it’s also not easy to detect; there aren’t any obvious osteopenia symptoms.
Certain factors, however, can make you vulnerable to osteopenia, meaning that it’s important to preserve your bone density. Specifically,
Calcium, the most abundant mineral in the human body, is best known for its important role in bone health and protection from osteoporosis. However, in addition to its key role in imparting strength to bones and teeth, calcium plays a critical role as a messenger in cell-signaling pathways throughout the
We know we need vitamin D: It contributes to healthy muscles and bones and also plays a role in our mental well-being. In fact, new research from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Aging (TILDA) at Trinity associates vitamin D deficiency with a substantially increased risk of depression—more than 75 percent—over
This truly “super” food is one of the most powerful natural remedies for osteoporosis. If you’re a woman going through pre-menopause or menopause, consider snacking on this sweet treat starting today.
Probiotic researchers have been suggesting for years that these healthy bacteria could be used as an effective natural treatment for osteoporosis, and new research is finding that probiotics can, indeed, help build stronger bones.
“Your vitamin D levels are in the toilet,” said my primary care physician, a naturopathic doctor who’s not one to mince words. Sure enough, my level of 25-hydroxyvitamin D—usually abbreviated 25(OH)D or sometimes 25-OH-VitD, turned out to be low. As we know, 25(OH)D is the compound that’s measured in the
The term spondylosis means degeneration of the spine. The word sounds ominous, but the condition affects just about everyone as they age and as the spine goes the through the wear and tear of daily activities.
Spondylosis is also a “catch-all” term because spinal degeneration takes various forms. It might be
Although calcium is the most abundant mineral in the human body, we can fall short when it comes to getting enough of it in our daily diet. And because calcium affects the function of some of the most important parts of the body, such as bones and teeth, a calcium deficiency