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Which Foods And Exercises Can Help A Person Prevent Osteoporosis?

There are a lot of things we can do as individuals to improve our overall health and reduce our risk for age-related diseases such as osteoporosis. Simple lifestyle changes such as losing excess body weight, eating the right foods, or exercising regularly can help alleviate pain or decrease your risk. [...]

By |2018-09-13T16:02:36-07:00October 1st, 2018|Tags: |Comments Off on Which Foods And Exercises Can Help A Person Prevent Osteoporosis?

Your Guide To The Best Exercises For Osteoporosis

Bones are living tissue and, because of this, the body is constantly absorbing and replacing minerals from bones. When the body begins to absorb minerals faster than it can replace them, bone density decreases. This decrease in bone density can lead to osteoporosis, which literally means “porous bone.” Osteoporosis causes bones to [...]

By |2018-05-23T15:55:06-07:00June 11th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Your Guide To The Best Exercises For Osteoporosis

How To Incorporate Osteoporosis Prevention Into Your Day

Osteoporosis is a condition characterized by low density. It can affect anyone, although women past menopause are at the highest risk of developing it. There are actions you can take today to prevent osteoporosis and strengthen your bones. Here are the basics of osteoporosis prevention. What is osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a skeletal [...]

By |2018-03-29T19:02:48-07:00April 16th, 2018|Tags: |Comments Off on How To Incorporate Osteoporosis Prevention Into Your Day

Osteoporosis Vs. Osteoarthritis: What’s The Difference?

Osteoporosis and osteoarthritis are two chronic conditions, but that is where most of their similarities end. In combination with the root word “osteo,” meaning “bone,” the other parts of their names give hints as to their different characteristics. So, what are the main differences between osteoporosis vs. osteoarthritis? It comes [...]

By |2017-11-02T17:19:46-07:00November 2nd, 2017|Tags: , |6 Comments

The Pain Of Eating Disorders

It's National Eating Disorders Awareness (NEDA) week. Not all eating disorders develop the same way for everyone, and NEDA is working to educate everyone on the importance of prevention and early intervention. Eating disorders are psychological disorders characterized by eating either too much or too little. Typically affecting women and girls [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:21:47-07:00February 27th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on The Pain Of Eating Disorders

Recipe: Shrimp and Salsa Pizza for Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis, a condition that affects many individuals as they age, occurs when the bones begin to lose density over time. This causes weakness in the bones and, therefore, breaks due to falls can be extremely difficult to heal. This can be devastating for older adults and recovery can be a [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:23:33-07:00January 27th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Recipe: Shrimp and Salsa Pizza for Osteoporosis

Should You Start Running?

On a beautiful Saturday morning in the springtime, they are everywhere. No, not birds, not lady bugs, not even farmer’s markets. Joggers. Runners. People who get up in the morning, strap on their running shoes, and head out for a jog. These same people might run a 10K on Thanksgiving [...]

By |2015-12-22T14:38:56-07:00January 9th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Should You Start Running?

5 Health Screening Recommendations For Men

National Men’s Health Week is an important reminder for men (and those who love them) that screening and prevention is the best way to stay healthy and happy for a long time. Screening recommendations for men change slightly as they age, so it’s important to speak with a healthcare provider [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:40:20-07:00June 16th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 5 Health Screening Recommendations For Men