Tag Archives: Osteoporosis
We often hear doctors using the term osteopenia and osteoporosis when referring to human bones, but there is a difference between the two. Understanding the difference can protect you and keep you mobile.
When we look at the words osteopenia… Read More
Osteoporosis is a condition of reduced bone density and fragile bones. It leads to abnormally porous bone that is compressible, similar to that of a sponge. Porous bone is very weak and easily fractured.
Normally, our bones are composed of… Read More
The month of May is National Osteoporosis Month, and we at Bel Marra have all the information you need about the condition. Experiencing constant joint pain and stiffness can be a real bother, providing a lot of grief to the… Read More
Concerned about your bone health? You should be. The sooner you start the better. Your risk for osteoporosis, where your bones become fragile and porous, has a lot to do with the bone mass you’ve developed in your 20s… Read More
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… Read More
Men are at a higher risk of mortality after suffering from an osteoporosis-related fracture than women, according to research conducted by the University of California, San Francisco. Osteoporosis affects 44 million Americans and contributes to two million fractures annually, mainly… Read More
After experiencing a hip fracture, the risk of death for adults over 60 increases drastically, and this higher risk may persist for as long as eight years, according to a recent study.
Previous research has found that the risk of… Read More
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
Pain in the middle of the back can put a damper on your day and affect your ability to complete simple tasks. The middle of the back is made up of 12 thoracic vertebrae and their interlocking facet joints and… Read More
Below you will find articles on osteoporosis, including the risk of osteoporosis, natural remedies, and the link between osteoporosis and coronary artery disease. You will uncover how you can reduce your risk of osteoporosis and improve bone density, learn about… Read More
In osteoporosis prevention, diet plays a crucial role – along with exercise. While growing up you probably didn’t think too much about eating foods that could prevent osteoporosis. Sure, you enjoyed dairy products, but you’d be the first to agree,… 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
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