Category: osteoporosis

Strong Healthy Bones

Help protect your bones from breaking by: Exercising, maintaining a healthy diet, getting the recommended amount of vitamin D and calcium, taking an approved osteoporosis medication. If you have had fractures or are diagnosed...

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Osteoporosis

Several studies show that eating prunes can reduce biomarkers of bone loss and build bone density, probably by decreasing bone damaging oxidation and inflammation. In fact, scientists at Florida State University who conducted...

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Help for Hand Pain

A leading cause of hand pain in older adults is osteoarthritis, which occurs when the cartilage that cushions the ends of bones wears out. This can cause pain, stiffness, swelling-even deformed joints-and make tasks such as...

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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones that occurs when a person loses too much bone, produces to little bone or both. Though the disease is most often associated with women over 50, anyone can suffer from osteoporosis, which...

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Build & Maintain Strong Bones

Osteoporosis, a disease that causes bones to become weakened and brittle over time, affects millions of people across the globe. Younger individuals typically heal from fractures more quickly than older adults, who often...

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Women Can Reduce Osteoporosis Risk

Regular exercise can help women protect their bones and reduce their risk for osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones that occurs when a person loses too much bone produces too little bone or both and can affect...

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Building Better Bones

Protect yourself from osteoporosis with these tips: Eat right:    Your diet is very important, getting enough calcium is crucial to bone health. Low fat dairy products and dark green leafy vegetable are good sources of calcium...

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Strengthen Your Bones

Start by getting enough calcium and vitamin D. They can’t reverse osteoporosis, but they are both crucial to maintaining strong bones. Equally important is weight-bearing exercise, such as brisk walking, dancing, or stair...

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Keep Tabs on Your Height

An estimated 80 percent of people at the highest risk for fractures (those who have already had at least one fracture due to osteoporosis) aren’t identified and treated. That’s because aging bones, particularly in...

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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis needs more than milk, walk. Are you at risk for osteoporosis? Think that drinking a couple of glasses of milk and taking an evening walk is enough to prevent low bone density or osteoporosis? Think again. Little do...

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