Osteopenia is the process of bone thinning that occurs before full-blown osteoporosis occurs, and if caught in time, can prompt us to take action before succumbing to the damaging effects of osteoporosis.
Osteoporosis is extremely common in older adults and affects more than half of all adults over the age of 50. It is a skeletal disease that is diagnosed when bone density weakens to the point where fractures easily occur.
However, osteopenia isn’t as detectable to the average person …Read more
Most people think of bones as hard, permanent structures that support us day in and day out, yet the truth is that bones are constantly changing. They become dense as we grow from birth and then as we get older they have the potential to become weaker. Bone health is something many people don’t think about until they experience joint pain or inflammation, but taking care of our bones and including natural approaches can go a long way in keeping …Read more
In order for your body to function properly and stay healthy, it needs a variety of vitamins and minerals that can be obtained from the food you eat or from supplements. Approximately half of Americans take supplements of vitamins and minerals in an effort to maintain optimal health. Bone health is a top priority for many individuals, especially aging women, as the risk of developing osteoporosis increases with aging. Osteoporosis leads to a weakening of your bones and leaves you …Read more
Joint stiffness, pain and inflammation are common symptoms of arthritis and prevent many people from participating in everyday activities. Staying active when you have arthritis is important as it will help to maintain your bone health and improve your quality of life.
Arthritis is a term used for joint inflammation. Arthritis consists of over 100 disorders from relatively mild conditions such as tendinitis to chronic, sometimes debilitating conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis. A key characteristic of many …Read more