<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=640216639470197&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">

Fall prevention strategies for those with osteoporosis

Posted by CarePoint Health on Apr 24, 2015 11:00:00 AM

If you’ve been diagnosed with osteoporosis or are at risk for the condition, your bones will become more fragile as you age. Thousands of older Americans fall down in and around their homes every year, and either become injured or disabled as a result, says the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Since individuals with osteoporosis are more at risk for bone fractures due to their conditions, they must take extra steps to make their homes and bodies safer to lower the risk for falling down.

Read More

Topics: Osteoporosis, Bone health

Why is osteoporosis more common in women?

Posted by CarePoint Health on Apr 17, 2015 11:30:00 AM

While osteoporosis can affect both men and women, the condition is more common in women due to their lower bone densities and higher propensity for bone loss as they continue to age. Osteoporosis affects about 200 million women around the globe, according to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, which makes the disease a greater burden for women of all ages.

Read More

Topics: Women's health, Osteoporosis, Bone health

Osteoporosis: Common causes and risk factors

Posted by CarePoint Health on Apr 15, 2015 11:30:00 AM

Osteoporosis affects about 12 million Americans in the US, and remains a serious health threat to individuals over the age of 50. Osteoporosis can be caused by factors such as unhealthy lifestyle habits, certain medications and health conditions, and family history. The better understanding you can have about the causes of osteoporosis, the better you’ll be able to lower your risk for the disease as best as possible.

Read More

Topics: Exercise, Nutrition, Osteoporosis, Bone health

Exercises that can help fight osteoporosis

Posted by CarePoint Health on Apr 10, 2015 11:30:00 AM

Exercise is great for your overall health in that it can drive weight loss, improve cardiovascular health, and boost immune system function, in addition to providing multiple other health benefits. Exercise can also help build, strengthen, and maintain your bone health, which can help in the fight against osteoporosis.

Read More

Topics: Exercise, Osteoporosis, Bone health

8 foods that will strengthen your bones

Posted by CarePoint Health on Apr 8, 2015 11:30:00 AM

Calcium and vitamin D are the two most important key nutrients when it comes to building and maintaining strong and healthy bones. Calcium helps build and support the structure of your bones and teeth, whereas vitamin D enhances your body’s ability to absorb calcium and supports bone growth.

Read More

Topics: Nutrition, Bone health

Subscribe to Email Updates

Recent Posts

Posts by Topic

see all

Follow Me