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Thursday, February 22, 2018
Age-related bone loss. It happens to everyone to some degree or another. But how badly it happens to you can mean the difference between living a stress-free, active life and living in constant fear of falls and bone fractures. If you’re a post-menopausal woman, for example, you have a much...
But what do you do if you’re lactose intolerant, follow a vegan diet or simply don’t care too much for dairy?You can turn to dietary sources of non-dairy calcium…Truth be told, you don’t need to eat dairy for strong healthy bones. In fact, dairy isn’t as good for our...
As you watch the candles accumulate on your birthday cake every year, it’s hard not to succumb to certain fears associated with getting older… Mainly, that you could gradually lose your independence due to mobility problems and deteriorating health. But did you know that one of the leading causes of...
The right kind of weight-lifting exercises and certain jumping workouts can tighten up bone density and increase your bone mass.People often take for granted that bones weaken as we age. But researchers have found a dependable way to keep bones strong and restore their strength even if you’ve already...
One of the most prevalent health concerns among older adults today is osteoporosis, the thinning of bone that leads to increased fractures, bone loss and, in some cases, permanent disability. Once thought to be mainly a problem in older women (women still account for most cases), osteoporosis rates among...
If you want to keep your independence and be able to keep moving around as you age, a study at Boston University shows an important step you have to take. Do it now: Don’t wait until it’s too late and you’re stuck in a chair or a nursing home. According...
If you do an aerobic exercise like running, you have to know how far you can go before risking injury. Exercise physiologists at Indiana University have formulated an easy way to know when you’ve had enough. The study of runners shows that you have to ignore the advice of “no...
Back pain afflicts 80 percent of Americans at some point in their lives. Unfortunately, a routine treatment for intractable back pain can make you much more likely to suffer osteoporosis. You must avoid this unwise therapy to keep your bones safe. A study at Henry Ford Hospital shows that an...
Medical research has uncovered a danger to your health that can increase blood pressure, boost the chance of a heart attack or stroke, cause tumors, result in insomnia, impair work performance, raise your stress level and lead to hearing loss. The menace: The volume control on your iPod or...
Taking more folate may save your hearing. A study of more than 50,000 men found that those over the age of 60 who have a larger intake of foods and supplements high in folate have a 20 percent lower risk of developing hearing loss. Hearing loss is the most common...