Posts Tagged ‘bone loss’

Osteoporosis Facts Women Should Know

Saturday, October 19th, 2013
Osteoporosis is the general weakening of the bones usually brought about by aging. It causes the bones to easily fracture or break. Women are prone to osteoporosis and are at greater risk of having the condition as they age. Here are some important osteoporosis facts that women should know. Diabetes increases osteoporosis risk. If you suffer from diabetes, you should be aware that you are at a higher risk of develo

Study: Vitamin D Alone Will Not Boost Bone Health

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013
A study indicates that calcium supplements can improve bone health in pre-menopausal women. However, the vitamin D supplements do not provide any added benefit for women who already have normal vitamin D levels. It does not help in reducing bone turnover. The results of the study are accepted for publication in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism of The Endocrine Society. Bone turnover is the way

High Fish Diet Linked To Stronger Bones

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011
A new study finds that older people who follow a diet that consists of greater amounts of fish show a better means of preserving bone density as compared to people who do not eat as much fish. This may prove beneficial since age may lead to the bones getting more porous and fragile with a tendency to break or fracture easily over time. Preserving bone density ensures that bone loss and breakage may be substantially