Bone Health

Learn safe and natural ways to keep your bones healthy.

  1. How to Prevent Osteoporosis

    How to Prevent Osteoporosis
    Osteoporosis is a condition that causes weakening of the bones and leads to fractures usually in the hips, backbone, and wrist. Although it can impact anyone, women, older adults, and Caucasians are at greater risk. Over 200 million people have osteoporosis. One in three women over the age of 50 will experience a bone fracture due to osteoporosis during their...
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  2. Does Yoga Help You Age Better?

    Does Yoga Help You Age Better?
    When I think about the health of all the people in my life over the age of 50, there is one that stands out the most - my dad’s wife. She recently turned 60, but has the body and vitality of someone in their 30s. Honestly, sometimes she puts me to shame and I am actually in my 30s. Her...
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  3. Osteoarthritis: Causes, Risk Factors And Solutions

    Osteoarthritis: Causes, Risk Factors And Solutions
    Osteoarthritis is the leading cause of chronic disability in the US and affects nearly 27 million Americans, along with affecting millions more around the world. Also known as wear-and-tear arthritis, osteoarthritis has no known cure and occurs when protective cartilage on the ends of bones wears down, exposing bone surfaces and leading to joint degradation. It most commonly affects joints...
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  4. Calcium Deficiency and Effects on Health

    Calcium Deficiency and Effects on Health
    Calcium is a common mineral found in many foods. The body needs calcium to maintain strong bones, for muscles to do their job properly and nerves to carry messages between the brain and the rest of the body. Calcium is also used to move blood and manage the release of various hormones and enzymes that affect almost every function in...
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  5. Chronic Pain Relief with Perfect Posture

    Chronic Pain Relief with Perfect Posture
    Millions of Americans and people around the world suffer from chronic pain . Pain in the back and neck areas are two of the more commonly cited of all chronic pains, and these issues can be difficult to deal with, treat and eventually remedy. Chronic pain across the board can have many dive...
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  6. Are Frequent Bone Scans Really Necessary?

    Are Frequent Bone Scans Really Necessary?
    The first important fact that you should realize about a bone scan is that it is serious medicine. How serious? If a doctor tells you that you need a bone scan, if the situation allows, seek out at least one additional opinion. Why? Bone scans involve the use of nuclear medicine
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  7. Bone Loss in Men – Not Just a Woman’s Disease

    Bone Loss in Men – Not Just a Woman’s Disease
    Early bone loss (or osteopenia) can lead to osteoporosis. While women are four times more likely to experience bone loss, men can get it too. In fact, up to two million men in the United States are afflicted with bone loss which thins the bones - making them porous,
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  8. Mercury Threat at the Dentist Office

    Mercury Threat at the Dentist Office
    Regular trips to the dentist are considered a healthy routine to commend, but revelations about the toxicity of mercury fillings may, in fact, prove to be quite the opposite. Dental amalgam, which is used to fill tooth cavities, is made up of silver, copper and tin, with about 50% being the most
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  9. Does Green Tea Improve Bone Density?

    Does Green Tea Improve Bone Density?
    The color green has come to represent many products and services that are seen to be eco-friendly, healthy and natural. When we think of tea, green tea is known to give even more health benefits than ordinary black tea. Green tea has been found to: Lower cholesterol Maintain
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  10. Weak Bones may Run in the Family

    Weak Bones may Run in the Family
    Bone is live tissue that is made up of protein and calcium. Bones undergo a perpetual remodel, which means that bone tissue is continually absorbed into the body and replenished with new bone. If more bone calcium is absorbed than replenished, density is reduced and the bones become weaker with
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