Archive for 'Osteoporosis'

Osteoarthritis: What It Is and Its Symptoms

Posted on 27. Oct, 2012 by .

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Osteoarthritis is a form of arthritis wherein bone cartilage breaks down, and is eventually lost in one or more joints. Cartilage is an integral part of the body’s bone structure, with it serving as a “cushion” between joints. With over 100 types of arthritis, osteoarthritis is the most common. Males around the age of 45 […]

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Joint Osteoarthritis: Causes and Treatments

Posted on 26. Oct, 2012 by .

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Osteoarthritis is a subtype of arthritis. It is a degenerative disease that affects people who are in their 60s and up. The disease is characterized by weakening of the joints, cartilages, and subchondral bone. As osteoarthritis or OA develops, sufferers experience locking of the bones, joint pains, stiffness, and tenderness. Severe cases may include effusion […]

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Some Facts about Osteoporosis

Posted on 25. Oct, 2012 by .

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Osteoporosis is a common bone disease affecting a huge population of women around the world. In the US alone, at least 40 million people already have it and more are at risk of developing it. Men may also develop osteoporosis, which can be acquired at any age. Osteoporosis is characterized by the weakening of the […]

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An Overview of the Treatment for Osteoporosis

Posted on 15. Aug, 2012 by .

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Nowadays, osteoporosis is one of the widespread conditions that many people in the world suffer from. Osteoporosis (or porous bones) is a disease described by deterioration in the bone mineral density, bone microarchitecture and bone proteins. As a result, this heightens the risk of getting bone fractures. Osteoporosis had been observed to be more common […]

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Calcium Supplementation

Posted on 01. Aug, 2012 by .

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Everyday, a person loses calcium through different parts of the body like your skin, urine, feces, sweat, hair, and even your nails. Our bodies can’t produce calcium, that’s why we need to obtain calcium from the food and beverages we consume. When the body isn’t receiving enough calcium, the bones will suffer the consequences, and […]

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Strengthening Your Bones through a Healthy Diet

Posted on 25. Jul, 2012 by .

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There are no specific foods to eat for a healthy osteoarthritis diet, but numerous studies have shown that eating healthy is important in managing or preventing osteoarthritis. Ruth Frechman, a dietitian, recommends older people to eat lesser amounts of food in order to maintain their weight. However, the amount of food to be eaten will […]

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A Diet for Healthier Bones

Posted on 24. Jul, 2012 by .

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When a person gets osteoporosis, he or she will surely wonder about the things he/she can do to ease this condition. The simplest answer is by taking an osteoporosis diet. Eating the right food and avoiding the wrong ones will help strengthen the bones. A doctor from the National Osteoporosis Foundation stated that preventing and […]

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Natural Remedies for Psoriasis

Posted on 23. Jul, 2012 by .

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Psoriasis is a disease that his very hard to understand. Some psoriasis natural treatment may benefit a person, but may have no effect on another. There are a lot of treatments for psoriasis that are easily accessible. They are: Dead Sea Salts A natural, traditional healer, using salt from the Dead Sea is capable of offering […]

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