Osteoporosis is a sneaky disease and is painless in the beginning stages of bone loss. As it advances, one can have painful fractures and bone deformities, such as dowager’s hump or kyphosis of the spine. These injuries can lead to loss of quality and quantity of life. According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, osteoporosis and
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