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Top Five Osteoporosis Myths

Our bodies are constantly removing bone and rebuilding it. When this cycle is out of sync, with the body, the result can be more bone loss than bone building and repair, which results in osteopenia or osteoporosis depending on the amount of bone loss ...

Learn About The Different Types of Bone Loss for Osteoporosis Awareness Month

May is Osteoporosis Awareness Month and now is a chance to learn as much as you can about all types of bone loss and the age group each affects. Awareness months are dedicated to spreading knowledge about a particular medical disorder through educati...

Newly Diagnosed With Osteoporosis?

This guide will help steer you in the right direction.

Atypical Femur Fractures Explained

Your questions, answered.

What are Spinal Compression Fractures?

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

Could Your Bone Loss Drugs Be Doing Harm?

The surprising possible cause of jaw bone disorders.

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.

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...

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...

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 ...