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Hormone Replacement and Osteoporosis Risks and Side Effects

Osteoporosis is a silent killer for women over the age of forty-five to fifty. Literally meaning ‘hollow bone’ this disease affects around 200 million women around the world which means that there is a huge number of women who are living with an elevated daily risk of fracture. A study on this disease reports, “For […]

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Practical and Easy-to-Do Exercises for Osteoporosis

Recent statistics report that osteoporosis is causing more than 8.9 million fractures annually, which translates to one fracture every 3 seconds worldwide. Unfortunately, this shocking rate is on the rise. That is one more reason exercise should be an integral part of peoples’ lifestyle. Exercise is not just a way to reach fitness goals, it […]

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5 Tips and Hints for Dealing With Osteoarthritis

Coping with osteoarthritis can be difficult. No one quite understands the pain that you are in, and they do not understand the impact that it has on your life. Osteoarthritis can affect your overall quality of life if you are not managing the disease in the correct way. If you want practical advice on coping […]

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5 Ways To Keep Your Bones Strong and Healthy

by Michael Dewey Osteoporosis is known as the ‘silent killer’ because it sneaks up with no symptoms. In fact most people only find out they have it once they break a bone from a small bump or fall that they previously would have laughed off. But it’s not the fracture that’s the real problem, but […]

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Causes Of Osteoporosis

Your bones are constantly growing and replacing old bone cells with new ones. However, for those with osteoporosis, bone loss outpaces the growth of new bone. When your bones begin to thin, they become brittle and more prone to fracture. More than 10 million Americans suffer from osteoporosis. So why is bone loss so common? […]

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Modifying Risk Factors For Osteoporosis To Reduce Fractures

Almost ten percent of older adults in America have osteoporosis. In this bone thinning disease, the loss of bone density places those with the condition at increased risk of fractures; minor falls can be all that it takes for someone to break their wrist, hip or spine. While everyone’s bone density decreases as they get […]

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Get Your Facts Straight: Myths About Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is perhaps the most widely heard bone condition there is – thanks to all those catchy milk commercials shown on TV. Thing is, people only know that it’s some bone disease usually contracted in old age, and can be remedied by chugging milk – lots of it.  Another sad truth is that it’s always […]

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