Osteoporosis is a silent disorder, until you have a fracture. We don’t normally deal with daily pain nor can we feel our bones getting weaker; so that is why osteoporosis is called a silent disorder, until you fracture. You can have a fracture in... Read more
The following are the top ten osteoporosis terms to help you navigate your recent osteoporosis diagnosis.
Our bones contain minerals that make them dense; bone mass is the amount of mineral content in your bones that is measured during a
The International Osteoporosis Foundation tells us one in five men will suffer some type of fracture over the age of 50. One-third of all hip fractures occur in men, with mortality of 37% in the year following fracture, says a new report highlighting the lesser-known issue of osteoporosis in men as opposed to women, according to... Read more
Muscle forces are a strong determinant of bone structure. Learn how muscle and bone are connected. It may change your osteoporosis treatment.
Late in the 19th century, two scientific advances brought attention to the importance of bone health. One was the use of x-rays to visualize the inside of the human body.... Read more
For years doctors and nutritionists have recommended drinking milk since it’s a good source of calcium which we need to keep our bones and bodies healthy. But a new study suggests that getting more than 8 ounces of milk, 3 times a day, can increase a women’s risk of dying at an early age and suffering from hip and