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Osteoporosis

Tips For Keeping Your Bones Strong, From Joy Bauer

Posted 12.01.2011 | Women

Nutrition expert Joy Bauer addresses the concerns of osteoporosis, and shares tips for keeping your bones strong. Were these tips helpful for you? Joi...

Why Those Extra 10 Pounds May Be Good For You

www.aarp.org | Posted 11.22.2011 | Fifty

The day after Thanksgiving, a collective groan goes up when millions of Americans step on the bathroom scale. Most of us who won't see 40 again are fa...

Catherine Pearson

Rheumatoid Arthritis Tied To Increased Risk Of Broken Bones In Young Women

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.04.2012 | Healthy Living

Research has tied rheumatoid arthritis -- the autoimmune disease that can cause debilitating swelling of the joints -- with increased risk of osteopor...

Women, Weights and Osteoporosis

Rachel Cosgrove | Posted 01.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Rachel Cosgrove

Women have followed low-nutrient diets, along with over-exercising. These approaches may have caused more damage to their bodies, possibly even putting themselves into increased risk for osteoporosis.

A Pint A Day To Keep Osteoporosis Away?

Posted 12.18.2011 | Fifty

Milk has a long standing, celebrity-studded ad campaign, and in the alcoholic beverage realm, red wine has been stealing the spotlight as of late. How...

Exercise: Are You Really Too Busy?

Estelle Underwood | Posted 11.30.2011 | Healthy Living
Estelle Underwood

Daily exercise is a commitment, it's true. A big commitment. And in a world where we're already so over-committed to family, friends, school, and work, it is difficult to imagine making one more commitment.

'Moi, Osteoporosis?...How Could This Be?'

Prudence Baird | Posted 12.02.2011 | Fifty
Prudence Baird

Of all the charges leveled at baby boomers -- and there are many -- the one I relate to most is that we refuse to acknowledge that our clocks are winding down.

Time to Bone Up on Osteoporosis Treatment Controversies

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 11.26.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

With federal regulators scrutinizing the safety of medications taken by five million Americans for the health of their bones, it's a perfect time to talk about the prevalent condition for which doctors prescribe them: osteoporosis.

Osteoporosis Drugs: The Good, The Bad, The Natural Alternatives

Loren Fishman, MD | Posted 06.25.2011 | Home
Loren Fishman, MD

Drugs aren't the only answer. Medication or no medication, drinking alcohol and carbonated beverages and smoking aren't recommended, and a diet rich in calcium and Vitamin D is beneficial.

Stalking the Midlife Bulge -A Yogini's Random Encounter with a Kettlebell

Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D.

It was one of those butterfly wing events: a butterfly flaps its wings and an earthquake erupts on the other side of the world. Well, in this case it ...

The Lesser-Known Complications Of HIV

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Erin N. Marcus, M.D.

Research suggests that long-term exposure to HIV, and to the inflammation it triggers, make people vulnerable to premature aging and to a host of conditions seen with aging, like osteoporosis.

Weekly Health Tip: Build Up Your Bones

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deepak Chopra

Brought to you by Deepak Chopra, MD, Alexander Tsiaras,and TheVisualMD.com There seems to be no part of your body so impenetrable and permanent as ...

10 Reasons You Should Be Tested for Vitamin D

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

Here are some lifesaving and health-promoting benefits of vitamin D.

A Diet That Protects Against Osteoporosis

Christiane Northrup, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christiane Northrup, MD

While for years, doctors have been recommending dietary calcium as the best way to ward off osteoporosis, many studies cast doubt on this idea.

Osteoporosis Drug Blamed For Leg Breaks

ABC News | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

ABC news reported Monday that a growing number of women are experiencing "unusual breaks" in their thigh bones. Now, many are pointing to the popular ...

Top 5 Activities For Longevity

Dr. Maoshing Ni | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Maoshing Ni

A study in the Journal Nature Genetics showed some people are genetically predisposed to age more rapidly than others. Age-associated diseases are more related to biological rather than chronological age.

Vitamin D Shows Heart Benefits In Study

nytimes.com | Roni Caryn Rabin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Got vitamin D? It may protect you from heart disease....

What You Don't Know About Osteoporosis

Joseph Sciabbarrasi, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joseph Sciabbarrasi, M.D.

We'll look at one of the most controversial and misunderstood treatments for osteoporosis -- hormone replacement therapy. We'll also answer whether being obese can actually reduce the risk of osteoporosis.

Shedding Light on Sunny LA's Vitamin D Deficiency

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Unfortunately, there is a pandemic of vitamin D insufficiency around the world, and those of us living in sunny Los Angeles are not immune from the problem.

What You Don't Know About Osteoporosis

Joseph Sciabbarrasi, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joseph Sciabbarrasi, M.D.

This is the first of three articles on what helps keep bones healthy and strong -- and what does not. We will be covering both prevention of and treatment for osteoporosis for women as well as men.

Why Common Foods May Hurt Your Health

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jon LaPook

There's a disease that American doctors are absolutely terrible at diagnosing. It's estimated that three million Americans have celiac disease, and only a small percentage of them know it.

Green Tea May Benefit Bone Health

medicalnewstoday.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

New research from Hong Kong found that green tea, one of the most popular drinks around the world, may benefit bone health and the researchers suggest...

Osteoporotic Fractures Increase Risk of Dying by 300%

Dr. John Neustadt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. John Neustadt

Breaking a hip or vertebrae increases your risk of dying.

A Vital Part of Healthcare Reform: Change How We Educate Our Doctors

Dr. John Neustadt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. John Neustadt

Training doctors to uncover and treat the underlying causes of disease could eliminate much of the unnecessary reliance on pharmaceuticals and reduce their devastating, and sometimes deadly, side effects.

It's Time to Change the Discussion About Osteoporosis

Dr. John Neustadt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. John Neustadt

May marks Osteoporosis Awareness Month, and this year, let's shift the focus from increasing bone density to reducing fracture risk.