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Easy way to help your bones

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Osteoporosis (OP) is of course a well-known hazard for women as they age, since OP is associated with a much higher risk of suffering a fracture, nearly always a result of a fall, and fractures of any kind raise the risk of all sorts of other health problems including a life of chronic pain, disability, […]

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An idea to keep your bones strong

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Here’s something that might surprise you about the kind of exercise that may be best in helping bones stay strong. If you want to maximize the effort that will help your bones stay healthy, you should walk downhill rather than uphill. That’s the surprising (at least to me) conclusion of a study presented at the […]

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How best to prevent a hip fracture

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it is true that falling is a preventable health problem. And as I posted earlier, everyone should work on trying to prevent a fall, especially I suggest, by doing exercises to regain a better sense of balance since balance is like all senses and worsens with age. But even if you have excellent balance, you […]

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Falling is dangerous. For everyone

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The Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study (CaMos) is an ongoing (over 20 years now) population-based study of community-dwelling adults over the age of 25 (that was then; most are way middle-aged or even older now, obviously) which has taught us a ton about the impact that osteoporosis (OP) and consequent fractures have on the lives of […]