Recognizing the telltale signs of osteoporosis

You may be unaware just how much osteoporosis can affect your quality of life until you sustain a fracture. In fact, a fracture resulting from an impact that normally would not be enough to cause an injury may be your first sign of a problem. You can be proactive in determining whether you are at…

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Simple Steps to Treat Bone “Thinning”

As we age, both men and women experience changes in bone composition. One such change, thinning (loss of mineral content) of the bones—typically in your lumbar spine and hip—tends to be experienced more frequently and to a greater degree by women, particularly following menopause when estrogen levels drop. Types of Bone Thinning Your treatment will depend, in part, on the severity of your bone…

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