Approximately one in six women will have a hip fracture in her lifetime. One in 35 will die from complications related to the break. So, what can you do to reduce the chances it will happen to you?
Seasonal Affective Disorder is a form of depression where people start to react negatively to the absence of light. It classically happens this time of year when the days are short and the sky is dark and dreary.
We know that calcium has numerous advantages including helping build strong bones as well as improved heart health. The obvious answer is to get needed calcium from your diet rather than from supplements.
There is no doubt that exercise can help us fight osteoporosis. In fact, being physically active can nearly halve the incidence of hip fracture in older adults.
We often see COPD as the result of cigarette smoking and the damage done over the years. But now there is a report from the Annals of Internal Medicine that there could be a vitamin deficiency that contributes as well.
Osteoporosis is a leading cause of fractures in the elderly. Sadly it is also a leading cause of death.