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Osteoporosis Drug Creates Brittle Bones

A recent study has found that the this common osteoporosis drug creates brittle bones with use ranging from three to five years and beyond. The class of drugs called bisphosphonates is the most commonly prescribed medication to treat osteoporosis. It

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Osteoporosis Treatment

I have read a few things lately that have caused me some serious concerns about the future of osteoporosis treatment. A while back I wrote on new guidelines regarding osteoporosis treatment. My main concern was the importance on drug therapy

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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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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 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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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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Vibration training builds bone in young men and women

I have posted quite a bit about whole body vibration training and the BStrong4Life system and its effects on building bone.  Most of the studies on this have been on older, specifically postmenopausal, women becuase they are at the greatest

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