Why think about your bone health? Bone is living tissue that is constantly being broken down and replaced. Yet the way your body replaces your bone tissue can change and diminish. Osteoporosis is disease in which the creation of new bone doesn’t keep up with the loss of old bone. Women who are past menopause
For People With Osteoporosis: How To Find a Doctor By: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Isabel Johnson, age 64 years old, picked up a brochure on osteoporosis at her local pharmacy. What she read about the ”silent disease” concerned her. She learned that she had a few risk factors:
If you’re in or nearing middle age, there’s an excellent chance you’ve noticed that your body doesn’t move the same as it did when you were younger. You might feel stiff in the morning when you get out of bed. You might find aches and pains occur more easily and more often after routine chores.
Bones can be double scary this month. October 20th is World Osteoporosis Day. With Halloween on the way, creepy skeletons and scary bone creatures are common, but these are not as frightening and alarming as when your own bones become thin and fragile. Weak and porous bone problems are part of a disease known as