Choosing the Best Hip Replacement Surgery for Your Needs
Dec10

Choosing the Best Hip Replacement Surgery for Your Needs

When you begin considering hip surgery, you may feel overwhelmed with all the possibilities. Should you get a metal on metal hip replacement or a plastic implant? Is minimally invasive surgery as effective as traditional surgical techniques? There are also a number of total hip replacement precautions you should keep in mind as you plan your treatment. With some research and advice, you can find the best options for your own...

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Mom Was Right — Eat Your Broccoli for Strong Bones
Jun30

Mom Was Right — Eat Your Broccoli for Strong Bones

Bone Health. It’s on the mind of most every woman over the age of 50, with good reason. Our bones loose mass after menopause. According to an article published by Prevention Magazine in Dec. 2011, women’s bone mass reaches its peak at the age of 30. After that it begins to deteriorate. Within 7 years after menopause we’ve likely lost up to 20% of our bone mass, which may result in Osteoporosis. The article also states that the risk of...

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Good Posture For Healthy Bones
Mar19

Good Posture For Healthy Bones

Taking good care of your bones includes minding your posture.  Continual slouching will do harm to your back and spine.  Our expert contributor and Posture Method Teacher, Dana Davis, reminds us of the importance of using good posture. Many chairs we sit in are not posture friendly.  Often times we are not paying attention to how we sit and find ourselves forming to the shape of the chair.  Learn how to use good posture every time you...

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Safer Calcium Supplements For Osteoporosis Prevention
Aug09

Safer Calcium Supplements For Osteoporosis Prevention

The first thing most of us are told by our doctors to prevent Osteoporosis is to take calcium. What we may not have been told is that calcium supplementation has been found to increase a woman’s risk of heart attack by as much as 30%. So how do we build stronger bones without risking our hearts? 1. Choose a safer form of calcium. Calcium citrate may have the best reputation, but it was the form used in the studies mentioned...

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Information on Osteoporosis You Need!
Mar24

Information on Osteoporosis You Need!

Osteoporosis is a degenerative bone disorder resulting in bone thinning and weakening and a decrease in the bone mass and density, making them much more susceptible to breaks and fractures.   When you are young your body makes more new bone than it takes away in old bone. Your body's ability to handle this process changes with age, so that by the time you are about 35 there is less bone building than there is bone removal....

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Build Strong Bones and Prevent Osteoporosis!
Feb18

Build Strong Bones and Prevent Osteoporosis!

Women’s health advice can help keep your skeleton strong and fracture-free later. Few people worry about skeletal health when they are young – but that’s rime time to prevent future problems. Good bone health starts early. Your bones build density from infancy through young adulthood. Women’s health advice says skeletal mass peaks about age 30 and generally remains flat until age 50, after which bones start to break down. Prevent...

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