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Osteoporosis

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  • Vitamin D deficiency can contribute to many chronic problems

    Vitamin D deficiency can contribute to many chronic problems
    Q: I am 55 and was diagnosed with osteoporosis last April. I just learned that I am deficient in vitamin D. I have felt fatigued and mentally foggy as long as I can remember. Could I have been vitamin D deficient for years and, as a result, developed...
  • Not older, but getting better

    Some days it's all you can do to not eat the whole chocolate cake, covered with chocolate ice cream and slathered with chocolate syrup. I had my annual visit to my doctor so she could write me an order to get my annual mammogram. She said the bone...
  • Joan and Melissa Rivers

    Joan and Melissa Rivers
    Joan Rivers is a force of nature and one of the hardest-working celebrities in the world. An entertainment legend of unparalleled accomplishment and talent, she’s an internationally renowned comedienne, Emmy-winning television talk show host, Tony-...
  • Your body is talking. Are you listening?

    Your body is talking. Are you listening?
    It might be a caffeine headache, but it might be an aneurysm. Great. Now, at the very least, it's a stress headache. We asked the experts to tell us five signs that your body is telling you something. And why you should do something about it. (Namely,...
  • Jayson and Mira Calton - Naked Calories

    Jayson and Mira Calton - Naked Calories
    To learn  more about the caltons and read excerpts ftom their book NAKED CALORIES go to  www.CaltonNutrition.com Jayson B. Calton, Ph.D., FAAIM, DCCN, CMS, CISSN, BCIH, ROHP, A.M.P is a Fellow of the American Association of Integrative Medicine, a...
  • Earth Day, 2012

    As we celebrated Earth Day on Sunday, I was reminded of this Native American proverb: “We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” Salem students celebrate Earth Day Students at Salem Avenue...
  • Strong bones need more than calcium

    Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to become weak or even brittle.  Anyone can develop osteoporosis; however, women are five times more likely — especially those who go through menopause before the age of 45 — to develop...
  • Osteoporosis Found in More Men

    Osteoporosis Found in More Men
    Elderly white women with painfully bent backs have long been the symbol of osteoporosis, the brittle bone disease that can cause devastating fractures. But now researchers are warning another group is at much higher risk for the condition than...
  • Bone Up on Bone Health

    Bone Up on Bone Health
    Osteoporosis ("porous bones") is a silent condition in which bones become less dense and more likely to fracture. It's a major health threat for an estimated 10 million Americans with the disease and 34 million Americans with low bone mass. Often...
  • Bisphosphonates effective In fighting osteoporosis

    Q: For many years, I took Aciphex and then learned it may have been a factor in giving me osteoporosis. I do not want to take bisphosphonates for mild osteoporosis. My naturopathic healer suggests calcium aspartate, along with a high dose of vitamin D and...
  • Find out which osteoporosis drug is the safest

    Q: Which osteoporosis drug is the safest? I have been told to take Evista, but am hesitant because of the risk of stroke. A: There are a number of drugs available to treat or prevent osteoporosis. There is no single best (or safest) drug. The choice...
  • Managing Osteoporosis

    Managing Osteoporosis
    What do you need to know to keep your bones healthy and strong? Here are some answers to questions you might be asking yourself: What's So Dangerous About Thinning Bones? Having osteoporosis - a disease in which bones become fragile - greatly...