Tag Archives: Bone
Over 50 million Americans are affected by osteoporosis and bone fractures, making prevention methods a focus and putting exercise benefits in the spotlight.
A recent hip hop study—no not the music, we literally mean hopping—has shed some light on how… Read More
Stand tall and proud and consider this: In many ways, our bones define who we are. They give us our size and shape, they also keep us moving and upright. We wouldn’t get very far without them – but when… Read More
Concerned about your bones and ways to keep bones healthy? You should be. The sooner you start the better. As they say, too, it’s never too late. Your risk for osteoporosis, where your bones become fragile and porous, has… Read More
When it comes to strong bones, you know that drinking milk is the option to pick, but a new study suggests one particular food can go a long way in maintaining strong bones.
The study examined postmenopausal women as they… Read More
Weak bones are a common problem associated with aging. Women are particularly susceptible to osteoporosis, which can lead to fractures and disability. The key to strong bones is a combination of calcium and vitamin D, but recent research has uncovered… Read More
In a recent study involving smokers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), researchers observed that middle-aged and elderly men were at a higher risk of developing low bone density, osteoporosis, and vertebrae fractures than their women counterparts.… Read More
Kidney stones may increase fracture and broken bone risk, according to research. Researchers analyzed data from nearly 52,000 British kidney stone patients and over 157,000 individuals without kidney stones.
During a median follow-up period of five years, kidney stone patients… Read More
Time and time again, we are told that for strong bones we need calcium, but with a growing number of individuals who are lactose intolerant, achieving recommended calcium through dietary means can be difficult.
Although calcium is the primary mineral… Read More
A new study found that serious illness could contribute to bone loss. The research consisted of 66 seniors who spent 24 hours on a breathing machine in the intensive care unit (ICU). After one year of hospital stay the patients… Read More
Bone loss, and more specifically osteoporosis, is often identified as a female health problem, but men are not immune to losing bone density. There are many factors which can contribute to bone loss, so practicing bone-boosting habits is essential, especially… Read More
According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation one in three women over the age of 50 will develop osteoporosis – a disease categorized by bones becoming weak and brittle. While commonly referred to as a woman’s disease, men are not immune.… Read More
As you age, natural changes to your appearance are bound to occur. You may be noticing more wrinkles, or that your skin doesn’t feel as tight as it used to. Some of these changes may not come as a surprise… Read More