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Resistance Exercise Good for Brain Health

The term cognitive impairment is a “catch-all” term to describe any impairment to cognition which is the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses. Cognitive impairment includes deficits in intelligence, learning disabilities

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Posted in BStrong4Life, Exercise and Fitness

Strong Muscles Means Better Health

We have long been told that physical fitness is important for our health. Data from the famous Nurses Study long ago found that walking 30 min a day has a significant, positive, impact on our health. It is not hard

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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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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Osteoporosis

Low Testosterone Associated with Low Bone Density

Building on our last post on testosterone researchers presenting at the American Urological Association (AUA) 2015 Annual Meeting presented a paper which found low testosterone associated with low bone density. Low testosterone is one of the more established risk factors for

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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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Posted in BStrong4Life, Exercise and Fitness, Healthcare Policy and Politics, Injury Prevention, Osteoporosis

Innovative Technologies to Reduce Fall Risk

As we age there are many things that tend to happen to our health and well being, one of these is worsening balance. As our balance worsens the risk to suffer a fall which can then result in a fracture,

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Posted in Exercise and Fitness, Injury Prevention

Treating Dowager’s Hump

The posture most associated with aging, Dowager’s Hump can be known as Buffalo Hump, Hunchback, and the technical/medical term hyperkyphosis. Any way you call it treating Dowager’s hump can be important for your health and physical well being.  For the

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Posted in Back Pain, BStrong4Life, Exercise and Fitness, Neck Pain, Wellness

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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Posted in BStrong4Life, Osteoporosis

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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