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Osteoporosis – Recommendation and Treatment

Calcium is important throughout people’s life. Most women get only about half of the calcium they need everyday so taking a calcium supplement is often advisable. An adequate calcium intake is essential in the prevention of osteoporosis. The best form of calcium for preventing bone loss is calcium carbonate. If you choose to use supplements […]

Risk factors of Osteoporosis, it’s Symptoms and Prevention

Until a healthy person is around age 40, the process of breaking down and building up bone by cells called osteoclasts and osteoblasts is a nearly perfectly coupled system, with one phase stimulating the other. As a person growths, or in the presence of certain conditions, this system breaks down and the two processes become […]

Osteoporosis: what waits us in old age?

Osteoporosis affects more than 25 million Americans-mostly women past menopause. In the United States approximately 1.2 million bone fractures each year are related to osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a disease of the skeleton in which bones become brittle and prone to fracture. In other words, the bone loses density. That disease is diagnosed when bone density […]