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Osteoporosis, bone loss, and fractures due to radiation preventable by consuming dried plums (prunes)

Osteoporosis, bone loss, and fractures due to radiation have been found to be preventable by consuming dried plums (prunes). The study revealed that consuming dried plums may protect against ionizing radiation, which increases oxidative damage in skeletal tissues and leads to an imbalance in bone remodeling. Millions of seniors worldwide are at risk for osteoporosis here to read more

Osteoporosis risk increases in hyperparathyroidism patients due to excess parathyroid hormone (PTH)

Osteoporosis risk increases in hyperparathyroidism patients due to excess parathyroid hormone (PTH). You probably have heard of the more common thyroid conditions, like hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism, but hyperparathyroidism may be something new to you. Well, the prefix ‘hyper’ still insinuates overactive, parathyroid relates to the affected gland, and the suffix ‘ism’ signifies that it is here to read more

Osteoporosis and low bone density are common in multiple sclerosis patients

In multiple sclerosis patients, osteoporosis and low bone density are common in the early stages of the disease. Osteoporosis is normally a condition that comes with age. It is characterized by the bone density loss, which increases the risk of bone fractures. Aside from age, other factors, too, increase the risk of osteoporosis, like smoking, here to read more

Celiac disease increases osteoporosis and bone fracture risk

Celiac disease increases the risk of osteoporosis and bone fractures. The findings were presented at the EULAR 2011 Annual Congress, where researchers announced that celiac disease patients have a 4.5 times greater risk of developing osteoporosis, compared to healthy individuals of the same age and gender. The study compared bone mineral density (BMD) loss in here to read more


Warning Signs of Weak Bones and How to Strengthen Them with Exercises, Yoga, and Food

Frail bones are a serious problem for seniors. Bone weakness increases the risk of fractures, which could be debilitating and contribute to many other health consequences. It’s essential to recognize the signs of weak bones and know what to do to prevent long-lasting problems. Below are ten signs of weak bones you should pay attention here to read more

Obstructive sleep apnea raises osteoporosis risk, may impact bone health

The respected Journal of Bone and Mineral Research has confirmed an association between obstructive sleep apnea and bone health, specifically as it relates to osteoporosis. According to a study published in the journal, it appears as if obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can raise the risk of osteoporosis. Our bodies work on what is called circadian here to read more

Lupus (SLE) raises osteoporosis bone fracture risk

Lupus – systemic lupus erythematosus – increases the risk of osteoporosis and bone loss. Lupus is an autoimmune disease that is more common among women. Osteoporosis has commonly been seen in lupus patients with risk factors including prolonged use of glucocorticoids, cyclophosphamide and possibly gonadotropin-releasing-hormone agonists. Specifically in premenopausal women with lupus, inflammation and medications here to read more

Osteoporosis fracture risk higher with cadmium exposure, kidneys also affected

Osteoporosis fracture risk is higher with cadmium exposure – it also affects the kidneys. Cadmium is a metal element found all around our environment, but is most commonly found in industrial workplaces. The new study revealed that we are exposed to low levels of cadmium daily through food, smoking and even second-hand smoke. It gets here to read more

Osteoporosis bone loss raises risk of sudden hearing loss

Although osteoporosis mainly affects the bones, a new link has emerged between osteoporosis and hearing loss. 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 here to read more

Trouble hearing? Check this out…

An estimated 15 percent of the adult population in America reports having hearing problems and another 54 million Americans are affected by osteoporosis or low bone mass. Both statistics are important to note, but why exactly are we informing you about hearing loss and bone loss at the same time? Well, research suggests that bone here to read more

Osteoporosis and bone fractures risk: Role of type 1 and type 2 diabetes

Osteoporosis is a disease that affects the bones. Individuals with osteoporosis experience bone density loss, making bones more fragile and prone to fractures. Osteoporosis typically affects women more than men, but being female isn’t the only risk factor. Other risk factors for osteoporosis include being older in age, being Caucasian or Asian, bone structure, body here to read more