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Osteoporosis

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  • Once infection is eliminated, likelihood of additional ulcer caused by H. pylori very low

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently became extremely ill from what turned out to be a peptic ulcer caused by H. pylori. Until that time, I had no symptoms of acid reflux or pain. What causes peptic ulcers? What are the chances I will have a recurrence? ANSWER:...
  • Ask the doctor: Understanding the value of multivitamins

    Q. I'm confused by conflicting reports about the benefits of multivitamins. Should I take one? A. What a simple, straightforward question! I wish I had a simple, straightforward answer. Here's the simple, uncomplicated part: foods rich in the major...
  • Taking charge of your health

    Top 5 tips to help you become proactive in your health care. We rely on doctors and other providers to diagnose and treat medical conditions, but the most important person in your health care is you. "Being proactive in your health care empowers you,"...
  • Avoid back pain and improve balance by strengthening core muscles

    You don't have to do crunches; these simple, gentle exercises will make a big difference. It's spring, and that means you may be heading out to the golf course or backyard garden. But those activities can also have you heading to the doctor with back...
  • The top 5 tests you probably don't need

    Some health screenings may do more harm than good. Certain health screenings, such as colonoscopies and cholesterol checks, are wise preventive measures. But other common tests may be unnecessary. "I think we're doing too much over­screening," says...
  • News briefs: New findings about preserving physical function and mobility

    We already know that regular exercise can stave off a long list of health problems, from heart disease and diabetes to osteoporosis and immobility. Now it appears the benefits extend to people with Alzheimer's disease. Finnish researchers have concluded...
  • Maintaining independence: Don't overlook foot and ankle health

    To stay moving you need to get moving. Follow these top five strategies to be more active. You might not give much thought to the health of your feet and ankles, but it's crucial to your mobility and independence. "Most people ignore problems with...
  • Examining body and mind through medical research

     Examining body and mind through medical research
    The daily deluge of health studies, reports and statistics is often meandering and confusing. After all, sometimes a report will contradict the findings of another issued just days earlier. More often, snapshots of the American experience are revealed...
  • Let's talk menopause

    Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com Menopause is the point in time when a woman's menstrual periods stop. Some people call the years leading up to a woman's last period...
  • Finding a balance with hormone replacement therapy

    Finding a balance with hormone replacement therapy
    After a decade of rancorous debate over the risks and benefits of menopausal hormone therapy, experts from more than a dozen top medical organizations worldwide have finally come to something resembling a consensus. What did they decide, and why are women...
  • Our Laguna: Into the Susi Q Senior Center

    Our Laguna: Into the Susi Q Senior Center
    The late Art Linkletter wrote a book titled "Growing Old Isn't for Sissies." Well, the Susi Q Senior Center isn't for sissies either. Programs are designed to challenge participants to stretch themselves mentally and physically. On Tuesday morning...
  • FDA imposes rules for 'gluten-free' labeling

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced new regulations for the labeling of "gluten-free" foods, saying standardization is necessary to protect consumers with celiac disease. The new federal regulation requires that all foods labeled...