4 Actions to Take After a Hip Fracture

4 Actions to Take After a Hip Fracture

  We are firm proponents of the belief that it’s never too early (or too late) to protect your bones from an osteoporosis-related fracture. For those who are unfamiliar with the statistics surrounding this silent disease, approximately 80 percent of Americans with osteoporosis are women – a stat that it is expected to increase to […]

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Your Job May Be Giving You Osteoporosis (And You Don’t Even Know It)

Approximately 124 million Americans are full-time employees, and with professions ranging from emergency room doctors and pediatric nurses to savvy CEOs and dedicated landscapers, every job will undoubtedly have different physical demands. While some professions might not include physical exertion as a part of the job requirement, they may require you to sit for an […]

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New Powerlifting World Record Creates Bone Health Inspiration

Have you ever heard someone say, “I exercise so I’ll have stronger bones.” In the past several years, I have seen firsthand how hard it is for people to change old habits and break outdated paradigms. Today, many think that bone strength and density can be improved with certain types of exercises. Recently published research […]

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3 Osteoporosis Myths That You Shouldn’t Overlook

Some people don’t consider osteoporosis to be a serious condition, but this silent disease affects 54 million Americans. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, osteoporosis is often called a silent disease because it can occur without any apparent symptoms. Not only is breaking a bone a serious complication of osteoporosis (especially with older patients), osteoporosis […]

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Women’s Health & The Importance of Bone Density Tests

It’s a well-known fact that as you age, the more mindful you should be of your health and regular doctor visits. There are a variety of health challenges that could potentially arise with age, especially for women. With that said, Americans today can expect to live longer than ever before. Once you make it to […]

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Study Reveals that Chronic Stress and Depression Can Trigger Bone Loss

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults that are 18 years and older. Not only does this account for 18 percent of the U.S. population, nearly one-half of those diagnosed with depression are also diagnosed with an anxiety disorder (or vice versa). While chronic stress and depression […]

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