What if everything your doctor told you about osteoporosis and osteopenia was wrong? Continue reading
Here’s an alternative remedy that could help protect your bones as you age. It’s a Chinese herbal medicine called “LiuWei Zhuanggu.” Researchers at the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Shanghai Fengxian Central Hospital, recently studied the performance of the herbal medicine in an animal clinical trial. Continue reading
By now, almost everyone interested in optimal health knows that fruits and vegetables are crucial for preserving wellness. Often overlooked; the minerals in these foods are vital ingredients for helping the body reduce its acidity and avoid chronic disease. Continue reading
We all know an older person with osteoporosis — it’s one of the most common problems of aging, striking more than half of all adults over age 50. And we all hope osteoporosis doesn’t happen to us, since weak bones can lead to fractures, and fractures, in turn, lead to all sorts of scary consequences.
But how do you know if your bones are sturdy enough to keep you safe? It’s tricky, because osteopenia — the process of bone thinning that precedes full-blown osteoporosis — can happen without obvious symptoms. Here are the top 10 warning signs of thinning bones, along with tips about how you can respond:
1. You’ve had more Continue reading