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Bone Loss

6 Easy Steps To Stronger Bones

Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

Here at Huff/Post50 we've written about the ways your body gets stronger as you age-- you get fewer colds, enjoy better sex, and have clearer skin, ju...

4 Great Foods For Stronger Bones

Next Avenue | Posted 04.02.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Maureen Callahan Scientists discover some surprising foods that keep bones strong and help prevent osteoporosis ...

New Formula May Help Predict Woman's Last Menstrual Cycle

Posted 03.26.2013 | Fifty

A new method for predicting a woman's last menstrual cycle could have broader implications for menopausal women's health by helping fight bone loss an...

Abstinence May Make the Bones Grow Stronger (or Can't a Girl Get a Drink Anymore?) Part 2

Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Posted 12.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Sara Gottfried, M.D.

That amazing hormone estrogen is believed to be what's happening here. Alcohol raises levels of estrogen in postmenopausal women, and for the bones and the heart, that's a good thing. For breasts, not so much.

Abstinence May Make the Bones Grow Stronger (or Can't a Girl Get a Drink Anymore?) Part 1

Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Posted 12.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Sara Gottfried, M.D.

I want to help you be as juicy, gorgeous, healthy and happy as you can be, from your cells to your soul. But I've got to tell you about a new study that rattled my bones. Bottom line? Abstinence may help reverse bone loss.

Keep Your Bones Strong After Menopause

Carrie Wiatt, M.S. | Posted 02.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Carrie Wiatt, M.S.

In postmenopausal women, estrogen production slows, making women more likely to suffer from osteoporosis. In terms of menopause treatments and bone loss, each woman has a unique physiology and needs a plan that is customized to her individual needs.