Older adults who have been housebound, institutionalized or hospitalized for extended periods face an increased risk of being deficient in vitamin D. This is firstly due to an absence of exposure to the sun’s rays, which is the body’s natural and primary source of vitamin D. Compounding this, as people age the skin’s ability to […]
Osteoporosis is a largely preventable disease and there are definitely things you can do to prevent its occurrence. The areas over which we have the most personal impact are diet and exercise. For bone health, the exercise required is weight-bearing exercise. While aerobic and strength exercise is great for our overall health, what is required […]
Prevention is far better than later searching for an osteoporosis cure or treatment. Saving your bones now is easier than trying to rebuild lost bone later and it is never too early to begin. Below is a list of tips that will help strengthen bones and help prevent developing osteoporosis.