Tag - osteoporosis

8
Oct

Are Sugary and Chemically Flavored Sodas Worth the Risks?

Today I’d like to talk to you about soda. Sodas are bad news. Data from the School of Harvard Public Health shows that drinking just one soda per day –one 12oz can or bottle –can cause, on average, an extra pound of weight every 4 years, in addition to serious health issues such as heart …

24
Jul

Osteoporosis and Menopause

Osteoporosis or thinning of the bones that leads to compromised bone strength is the most common bone disorder affecting humans. It affects 28 million Americans and 80% of them are women. About half of Caucasians, Hispanics and Asians and 38% of African-Americans have bone loss that can lead to osteoporosis. I think it’s one of …

10
May

Age of Menopause Can Affect Health

If you’ve already finished having your family, does the age of menopause matter? A new study suggestes it does. Women who go through menopause before age 47 increases a woman’s chances for increased loss of calcium in the bones, osteoporosis, bone fractures and even death. Click here for free ebook on menopause and how to …

18
Jun

Bone Drugs and Thigh Bone Fractures

There have been a few articles coming out connecting the medications used to prevent osteoporosis, so-called bisphosphonates, with fractures in the thigh. Examples of these medicines include Fosomax, Boniva, Atelvia and Actonel. The risk so far is about 300 cases in 5,000,000 users. There are also some reports of necrosis of the jaw with the …