How to Maintain Bone Density after Menopause

How to Maintain Bone Density after Menopause All women start to undergo changes in their bodies during menopause due to the hormonal changes it causes. Due to the decreased production of estrogen, the risk increases for developing various chronic illnesses,…

Bone Mass in Children and Adolescents

Bone Mass in Children and Adolescents

Bone Mass in Children and Adolescents. Osteoporosis has been called a pediatric disease with geriatric consequences, because the bone mass attained in youth is an important determinant of lifelong bone health. A recent study funded by NIAMS is shedding light…

Keeping Our Seniors Safe from Osteoporosis | Spring Hills Home Care Services

Keeping Our Seniors Safe from Osteoporosis | Spring Hills Home Care Services

Osteoporosis is essentially a breakdown in the bone mineral density of a person. We see osteoporosis in older adults. It’s more prevalent in females. The biggest thing with osteoporosis is you’ve got to stay active. Weight-bearing exercises are important for…

First Menopause, then Osteoporosis

First Menopause, then Osteoporosis

About ten million Americans have the disease in 44 million have low bone density placing them at risk doctor talked to us about what osteoporosis is and why women are at such risk so osteoporosis is thinning of the bone…

Osteoporosis. Can the blueberry build stronger bones?

Osteoporosis. Can the blueberry build stronger bones?

People over 40, especially women after the menopause, start to lose bone calcium. Now researchers say blueberries can help folks to protect their bone strength. Studies show that polyphenol molecules found in the blueberry can activate the genes which promote…

Making bone in the lab

As we all live longer, one of the issues that will happen is that our bones become weaker and we are at greater risk of diseases such as osteoporosis and osteoarthritis. One in two women and one in five men…

CRPS: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, by Dr. Andrea Furlan MD PhD

CRPS: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, by Dr. Andrea Furlan MD PhD

hi this is dr. Andrea Furlan, I am a pain specialist in a pain clinic and today we are going to talk about complex regional pain syndrome or CRPS usually when people are referred to me they wait many months…

This Is How Your Broken Bones Heals

This Is How Your Broken Bones Heals

It takes more than 4000 newtons of force to break the femur, which is the strongest bone in your body. That’s close to 400 Kgs of weight. So with that in mind it’s easy to understand the enormous amount of…