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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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Whole Body Vibration Improves Bone Density

I have not written on osteoporosis and bone density in some time. Today I went diving into the literature and found this gem of a study published in August of 2018. The authors concluded that whole body vibration improves bone

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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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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Nutrition, Osteoporosis, Wellness

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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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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Posted in Exercise and Fitness, Healthcare Policy and Politics, Wellness

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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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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