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Newly Diagnosed With Osteoporosis?

This guide will help steer you in the right direction.

Atypical Femur Fractures Explained

Atypical Femur Fractures Explained

Your questions, answered.

What are Spinal Compression Fractures?

What are Spinal Compression Fractures?

They’re surprisingly common as people get older. Here’s what you should know about them.

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Could Your Bone Loss Drugs Be Doing Harm?

The surprising possible cause of jaw bone disorders.

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Top Foods for Calcium and Vitamin D

If you are trying to get most of your vitamin D and calcium from your diet, instead of relying on supplements, here are foods fortified with these nutrients.

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Dos and Don'ts On Choosing The Best Calcium Supplement

Calcium is one of the many nutrients we need to take to keep our bones strong. Getting calcium from our diet is preferred, but what if you need to supplement as well? Calcium comes in carbonate, citrate, lactate, phosphate, bone meal, oyster shell an...

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Top Ten Questions To Ask When Diagnosed With Osteoporosis

You’ve just recently been diagnosed with bone loss and you have no idea what to do next. Here are questions you should ask your doctor after you receive a diagnosis of osteopenia or osteoporosis. Is my bone loss a result of heredity? If your bone los...

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How to Avoid Winter Falls

During the winter, many of you will have to deal with snow, ice and slush, and the things they cause, like slippery sidewalks, roads and driveways. Falling is a major cause of hip, spinal, wrist and arm fractures; so it is very important to find ways ...

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Potassium Can Prevent Bone Loss

There are a variety of minerals that are important for our bone health, vitamin D, calcium, magnesium, vitamin K and potassium. Potassium has always been important for heart health, it controls muscle contraction, keeps our blood pressure regulated a...

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Does Weight Loss Cause Bone Loss?

Is dieting part of your New Year’s resolution? Maybe you received a new DVD for Christmas on yoga or Tai Chi or maybe you just want to walk or continue running daily since we need weight bearing exercise to keep our bones strong? Whatever the case, y...