Articles for topic: Osteoporosis
Most women naturally put on a few pounds at menopause, but now research says its highly important just where it lands.
Apart from the obvious, there are some health related differences you might not be aware of too.
With osteoporosis your bones become fragile and brittle and so are easily broken and as more severe bone loss occurs, then even minor accidents can result in fractures.
Hormone balance is essential throughout life, and certainly for any woman concerned about the risk for osteoporosis.
Women at risk for osteoporosis and osteopenia can do a lot to help themselves, and a healthy diet is a good first step.
Are you worried about your bones or have a family history of osteoporosis? Dr Shirley Bond has been treating osteoporosis with progesterone for many years and shares her view on why it is so important.
I am getting more queries about joint pain these days, particularly arthritis, so I called on nutritionist Patrick Holford who has some advice on how to start reducing symptom the natural way – and progesterone is a key part of that.
We tend to associate osteoporosis with age, but this is misleading as it can certainly occur in younger women.
Osteoporosis can be a killer disease but you ‘can’t tell by looking,’ so do you know if you are at risk?
Women are more at risk of developing osteoporosis than men because the hormone changes that happen at the menopause directly affect bone density.