Osteoporosis

Herbal Medicine for Osteoporosis

Aug 19, 2020

Herbal medicine is one of a range of natural therapies utilised in the treatment of ailments and more serious conditions, including osteoporosis. It can be used on its own or together with conventional medicine. Their safety and lack of side effects...

Chiropractic and Osteoporosis

Aug 18, 2020

People are increasingly turning to natural therapies for their effectiveness and minimal side effects, if any, in the treatment of a variety of conditions. Among the range of complementary remedies used alongside conventional medicine is chiropractic.

Acupuncture for Osteoporosis

Aug 17, 2020

Acupuncture is one of a range of natural therapies that are used to treat many ailments and conditions, including osteoporosis. The combination of a complementary medicine modality with conventional treatment has grown in popularity in recent years, as...

Holistic Treatments for Osteoporosis

Aug 13, 2020

Holistic treatments are increasingly sought alongside conventional medicine. This trend has its roots in traditional medicine, which in many cases predates and gave rise to much of Western medicinal practice. Many people appreciate this natural approach...

Osteoporosis 101: What It Is, Prevention & Treatments

Aug 12, 2020

A 2017-18 survey by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) shows that around 924,000 Australians are dealing with osteoporosis, 20% of whom are 75 years old and over. Osteoporosis is a skeletal disease characterised by the weakening of the bones, as...

World Osteoporosis Day 2019

Sep 30, 2019

Every year on 20 October, the world celebrates World Osteoporosis Day (WOD), which is a year-long campaign that aims to to raise global awareness of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis. The campaign also aims to make osteoporosis...

5 Ways to Boost Your Bone Health Early

Apr 23, 2018

Osteoporosis is a condition that affects your bones. There ware ways you can boost your bone health early - lets explore them! It is characterised by weakened bones that fracture easily. In some people, osteoporosis means a fracture can occur even...

New Study: Prunes Prevent Osteoporosis

Jan 09, 2012

The more scientists study the causes of age-related illnesses, the more it seems they discover the vital role the foods we eat can play in preventive medicine. It has been well-documented that osteoporosis particularly affects post-menopausal women, but...

Why Women Need Calcium

Dec 16, 2011

Calcium is a mineral important to everyone, especially women.  Calcium plays an important role in bone health.  The body stores most of the calcium that it consumes in bones and teeth, while some of it is stored in blood and the tissues of your body.  Our...

Natural Treatments for Osteopenia

Apr 09, 2011

Osteopenia is a condition where bone mineral density (BMD) is lower than normal. It is considered to be the pre-cursor to osteoporosis – the brittle bone disease that causes loss of bone strength and painful fractures. Osteopenia isn’t painful and...

What is Osteopenia?

Mar 31, 2011

Osteopenia is defined as a “mild thinning of the bone mass.” It is not a serious condition, but is recognised as a precursor to osteoporosis, a very serious bone condition that afflicts millions of people, particularly the elderly. Osteopenia is...

Stave Off Sarcopenia

Feb 22, 2011

We’ve all probably watched an elderly person shuffle across the road and thought that’s how we’ll end up. It’s a natural part of aging right? Wrong. Shuffling, imbalance and loss of strength is caused by age-related muscle loss known as sarcopenia.

Men Unaware They Have Osteoporosis

Oct 12, 2010

A University of Sydney study has found that many elderly men in Australia are unaware they have osteoporosis. The condition is most associated with women, who typically have more slender, delicate bones than men. Osteoporosis is especially prevalent...

Massage and Osteoporosis

Jun 16, 2010

Massage is a natural treatment used to relieve the symptoms and pain associated with a range of ailments and conditions, including osteoporosis. Massage has been used across a myriad of cultures for therapeutic effect, and is especially associated with...

TCM and Osteoporosis

Jun 16, 2010

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is one of an array of natural therapies that are used to treat the numerous ailments and conditions that affect human health, including osteoporosis. It is an area of treatment that is also increasingly studied by the...

Nutrition for Osteoporosis

Jun 16, 2010

Nutrition and paying attention to diet can be an important element in alleviating or avoiding conditions and ailments, including osteoporosis.  This, together with a range of natural therapies is becoming increasingly popular as a complement or alternative...

Osteopathy and Osteoporosis

Jun 16, 2010

Osteopathy is a natural treatment utilised to treat a range of ailments and conditions, including osteoporosis.  Natural therapies and treatments are increasingly respected for their effectiveness, lack of significant side effects and non-invasive nature.

Building Bone Health: Important Things To Know About

May 21, 2010

The Importance of Bone Health Good bone health ensures an increased overall quality of life. Healthy bones provide protection against injury, allow for mobility and house minerals essential to the performance of other systems in the body. Unhealthy...

What You Need to Know About Boron & Boron Deficiency

May 20, 2010

What is Boron? Boron is a trace element and is thought to prevent calcium loss and the demineralization of bones. For this reason it is used in the treatment of arthritis, osteoporosis and the menopause; amongst others. It is thought to facilitate...

Easing Joint Pain Naturally

Oct 02, 2009

Your bones are connected closely by hinge-like structures called joints that allow them to move in relation to each other. Joints are bound together by fibrous bands called ligaments. The ligaments surround the joint with fibrous tissue while the surface...

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