Osteoporosis

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...

Looking After Your Bone Health

Jul 03, 2009

Most of us take our bones for granted until a bad fall causes fractures or breaks, or osteoporosis prevents us from becoming physically active. While a strong physical force may directly cause bone damage and old age may lead to osteoporosis, poor nutrition...

Bone Health Basics: What is Bone Density Testing?

Mar 23, 2009

If you have concerns about the strength of your bones or the possibility of sustaining fractures due to osteoporosis, then a bone density test can tell you if your bones are at the normal strength.  Read on to learn more about the testing. What is...

How to Prevent Osteoporosis

May 16, 2008

Osteoporosis is a largely preventable disease.  Prevention is especially vital as, while osteoporosis can be treated, it cannot be cured.  There are several steps that you can take to protect yourself against this disease.  We have outlined them below.

Osteoporosis

Jun 02, 2007

The word “osteoporosis” literally means porous bones and it occurs when bones lose too much of their protein and mineral content – especially calcium. Over time bone mass and strength is decreased, and this can result in fractures, as the bones...

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