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 In the past several years, I have seen firsthand how hard it is for people to change old habits and break outdated paradigms.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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Does smoking really affect bone health?

Most people know smoking can give you lung cancer and dramatically damage your health through heart disease, esophageal cancer, and chronic lung problems. However, when we think of the collateral damage of smoking, most of us don’t think about bone health.   According to the CDC, more than 16 million Americans are living with diseases […]

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Why Osteogenic Stimulation Works Differently Than Exercise

Exercise is great. It supports a healthy heart, burns calories, and boosts your mood. However, sometimes people think of exercise as a cure-all and completely preventative, but there are some things exercise just can’t do that osteogenic stimulation can.   Osteogenic stimulation is a new way to exercise that takes less than 10 minutes a […]

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Celebrating Osteoporosis Awareness Month During May and Beyond

Along with Mother’s Day and Memorial Day, May is also associated with Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), one out of every two women and one in four men over 50 will have an osteoporosis-related fracture in their lifetime. This statistic accounts for approximately 54 million Americans, and is […]

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