Bone Health

Bone spurs in neck (cervical osteophytes): Causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, exercises, and natural remedies

Having bone spurs in the neck or cervical osteophytes can be so painful that it affects a person’s day to day life. While the development of neck bone spurs is generally considered a relatively benign condition occurring in people greater than 60 years old, they may eventually lead to neurological dysfunctions that may cause a here to read more

Specific exercises to promote bone health and combat osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bone weakness and subsequently increases the risk of developing bone fractures. While it is commonly associated with elderly women, it can happen to men as well. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, osteoporosis is a serious public health concern affecting more than 200 million people worldwide. A new study here to read more

Swollen clavicle (collarbone) causes and treatments

A swollen clavicle, or collarbone, describes the presence of fluid accumulation or any enlargement found in or around the clavicle, though this swelling may not always be related to the clavicle itself. This swelling is often caused by damage to the soft tissue found over the clavicle, though swelling of the actual bone can occur. here to read more

8 ways your bones change as you age

As we age, bone health becomes a big concern. The older we get the more susceptible we become to bone diseases like osteoporosis. The loss of bone density puts our bones at risk for fractures and breaks which can negatively impact the quality of our life. Developing a disability in the old age as a here to read more

The surprising health benefits of drinking alcohol

While we are often bombarded with information on how alcohol can damage your health, pack on the pounds, and worsen mental illnesses like depression, some studies show that having a drink may provide some surprising health benefits, as long as it’s done in moderation. Keep reading to learn how different alcohols may help to improve here to read more

4 signs that you have unhealthy bones

Unlike many other aspects of your health, when it comes to bones, it’s often quite tricky to tell if something’s not right. The sad part is, you generally won’t know of a problem unless you experience a fracture or intentionally get your bone mineral density checked. The good news is, there are some signs and here to read more

Diabetes and bone loss: Strategies to manage bone health with diabetes

Diabetes can increase the risk of bone loss, and the severity of diabetes can determine its impact on bone health. Osteoporosis is a consequence of diabetes, and both diabetes and osteoporosis have a high prevalence in America. The likelihood of developing both conditions increases with aging. Type 1 diabetes causes bone mineral density loss, weakening here to read more

Want stronger bones? Eat like this…

By now, you may have heard of the Mediterranean diet, which is a style of eating abundant in fruits and vegetables, lean meats, and – of course – olive oil. This diet has been praised time and time again for its health benefits, like making heart stronger and even improving brain function. Well, a new here to read more