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Fractures Due to Osteoporosis Continue to be a Big Problem

A new report by the National Osteoprosis Foundation finds that fractures due to osteoporosis continue to be a big problem for the life and health of Americans. Data from the report shows s many as 2 million Medicare beneficiaries sustained

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Don’t expect to live longer because of your Osteoporosis Drug

Don’t expect to live longer because of your Osteoporosis Drug, is basically the findings of a new study on mortality rates and osteoporosis drug use. This study was a review of previsous published studies on the use of ostoporosis medications

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Eating A Healthy Diet is Linked to A Low Risk for Hip Fracture

According to a new study eating a healthy diet is linked to a low risk for hip fracture in American women. Worldwide, there are an estimated 8.9 million osteoporosis related fractures each year. Worldwide, 1 in 3 women over age

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Is There a War on Supplements

Is there a war on supplements? I frequently read Mercola.com which is the largest alternative health site on the internet. He had a post from December 30, 2017 about this war on supplements, essential oils, and homeopathy. I am not

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New Guidelines out for Osteoporosis Treatment

The American College of Physicians have new guidelines out for osteoporosis treatment. I believe these guidelines are flawed and do not deal with the real cause of osteoporosis. These guidelines basically promote using medications over anything else. The cause of

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Osteoporosis Month 2015

This May is Osteoporosis Month 2015. The National Osteoporosis Foundation is the main sponsor of National Osteoporosis Month and is a member of the International Osteoporosis Foundation. Both have great resources for learning about osteoporosis, it’s risks, treatment, and steps

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Posted in BStrong4Life, Exercise and Fitness, Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis related fracture

A recent study found that osteoporosis related fractures are the major cause of hospitalization in older women. This study, published on December 3, 2014 in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, included women who where aged 55 years an older at time of

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Osteoporosis Awareness Month 2014; part 3

  The best way to reduce your risk for osteoporosis is to make healthy lifestyle choices. Those choices can be easy for some and hard for others, this all depends on what you have to “give up” in order to

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Osteoporosis Awareness Month 2014; part 2

Osteoporosis Awareness Month 2014; part 2 Osteoporosis is serious and becoming far too common. Each year the risk of suffering a fracture from osteoporosis is greater than the combined risk of suffering a heart attack, stroke, or breast cancer in

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Osteoporosis drug may increase risk for Atrial Fibrillation

Osteoporosis drug may increase risk for Atrial Fibrillation, says a recent study in the American Journal of Cardiology. The authors of this study suggest that the FDA should re-consider the atrial fibrillation (AF) risk with certain osteoporosis drugs.This study looks

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