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Excessive Drinking May Affect Teenage Girls' Bone Mass, Up Risk of Osteoporosis In Adulthood

... may increase their risk of fractures in adulthood as well as osteoporosis -- a condition in which bones become weak and brittle.Teenage is very crucial age for development of bone health. Up to 90 per cent of peak bone mass is acquired by age 18 in ...

Source: NDTV
Published: 14 Jun 2018

Binge drinking may affect bone health of teenage girls, up risk of osteoporosis

WASHINGTON D.C. (USA): A recent study has found that teenage girls who regularly binge drink may have weaker bones for rest of their lives. The study, of 87 college women, found that those who regularly binge drank in high school had lower bone mass in the ...

Source: Economic Times
Published: 15 Jun 2018

Why It’s so Important to Take Your Prescription Medications

Osteoporosis is a bone disease that increases the risk of fractures and broken bones. Patients with osteoporosis are often being treated for the rest of their lives, but some doctors advise patients to take a short break from them to prevent complications ...

Source: Bel Marra Health
Published: 21 Jun 2018

Osteoporosis Awareness − How Strong Are Your Bones?

Scottsbluff – After age 60, about ten percent of adults experience thinning of the bones known as osteoporosis. There are no symptoms for the condition, but over time it may increase the risk of bone fractures, loss of height, persistent back pain ...

Source: starherald.com
Published: 13 Jun 2018

Will Eating Soy Foods or Supplements Give You Stronger Bones?

All three of these nutrients are important for bone health. RELATED: What to Eat and What to Avoid for Osteoporosis Prevention “I always recommend, based on research, hands down, that people try their best to attain these nutrients through dietary intake ...

Source: Everyday Health
Published: 08 Jun 2018

Osteoporosis is a silent, debilitating disease

Your family doctor may suggest bone density testing. Screening for osteoporosis is recommended for all women by age 65. Some guidelines also recommend screening men by age 70, especially if they have health issues likely to cause osteoporosis. If the bone ...

Source: Payson Roundup
Published: 15 May 2018

Osteoporosis drug may benefit heart health

The osteoporosis drug alendronate was linked with a reduced risk of cardiovascular death, heart attack, and stroke in a Journal of Bone and Mineral Research study of patients with hip fractures. The association was seen for up to 10 years after fracture.

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 11 May 2018

Break Free from Osteoporosis for May's National Osteoporosis Mon - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois

is celebrating May's National Osteoporosis Month with a variety of activities and resources to help people of all ages understand the importance of good bone health. NOF's call to action to Break Free from Osteoporosis is an awareness and educational ...

Source: WSIL-TV
Published: 27 Apr 2018

Break Free from Osteoporosis for May's National Osteoporosis Mon - KSWO 7News | Breaking News, Weather and Sports

is celebrating May's National Osteoporosis Month with a variety of activities and resources to help people of all ages understand the importance of good bone health. NOF's call to action to Break Free from Osteoporosis is an awareness and educational ...

Source: KSWO 7 News
Published: 27 Apr 2018

Air pollution can worsen osteoporosis: study

and now osteoporosis," said senior author Dr. Andrea Baccarelli, of Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, in the Telegraph. "Among the many benefits of clean air, our research suggests, are improved bone health and a way to prevent bone ...

Source: New York Daily News
Published: 10 Nov 2017

Peak of Health: Understanding the bare bones about osteoporosis

Osteoporosis means “porous bones” and those with the condition develop weak, brittle bones that can fracture with only a small amount of stress, such as bending over or coughing. The most common fractures occur in the spine, hip and wrists ...

Source: Arizona Daily Sun
Published: 04 Jul 2017

A perfect storm for broken bones: untreated osteoporosis

A perfect storm threatens to derail the progress that has been made in protecting the bone health of Americans ... resulting in a decline in the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis, even for people who have already broken bones. If this trend is ...

Source: The Bulletin
Published: 16 Feb 2018

Preventing osteoporosis: How to boost bone health

According to research published in January 2017 in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, women who scored highly on the dietary inflammatory index (DII), a measure of the inflammatory potential of diet, had twice the risk of hip fracture than those ...

Source: The Jakarta Post
Published: 19 Oct 2017

World Osteoporosis Day: Lifestyle tips to keep your bones healthy

New Delhi: Osteoporosis is a condition in which bones of a person become extremely weak and fragile. The condition can take a toll on an individual's health if it is left untreated. World Osteoporosis Day (WOD) is marked on October 20 each year.

Source: Zee News
Published: 20 Oct 2017

Take charge of your bone health

Get tips from doctors on how to manage the major loss of bone mass at an osteoporosis seminar to be held on Sunday. The seminar, organised by The Straits Times Mind & Body section and HL Marigold Milk, will be held at the Singapore Press Holdings (SPH ...

Source: The Straits Times
Published: 17 Oct 2017

Radius Health : New National Survey Reveals 82 Percent of Postmenopausal Women Miss Critical Connection Between Osteoporosis and Bone Fractures

(GlobeNewswire) - A fracture (bone break) in a postmenopausal woman, especially one caused by falling from a standing position or less, is an indicator of osteoporosis.1 But, too often this crucial connection gets overlooked. One in two women over age 50 ...

Source: 4-Traders
Published: 08 Nov 2017

World Osteoporosis Day: 3 ways to boost bone health

This causes bones to become weak and brittle and more prone to fractures. On World Osteoporosis Day, Friday, October 20, here’s a roundup of some recommendations on how to reduce the risk and keep bones healthy. Get moving during childhood Increased ...

Source: The Citizen
Published: 20 Oct 2017

Preventing osteoporosis: how to boost bone health

Increased exercise -- at least three and a half hours per week -- for young children, during growth but before puberty, can help boost bone density according to recent research. Sports with a high osteogenic (bone-building) effect include soccer ...

Source: News Philippines Yahoo
Published: 18 Oct 2017

Osteoporosis: how to keep your bones strong

Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens bones by reducing bone mass and density ... You may also wish to calculate your risk of fractures with the World Health Organisation's fracture risk assessment tool (FRAX). I HAVE OSTEOPOROSIS - CAN YOU HELP ME?

Source: AsiaOne
Published: 23 Sep 2017

Preventing osteoporosis: How to boost bone health

Increased exercise — at least three and a half hours per week — for young children, during growth but before puberty, can help boost bone density according to recent research. Sports with a high osteogenic (bone-building) effect include soccer ...

Source: Free Malaysia Today
Published: 19 Oct 2017

What You Can Do in Your 20s to Prevent Osteoporosis

Some women have greater risk of developing osteoporosis than others. If these factors apply to you, consider discussing bone health with your doctor. He or she might recommend a bone density scan to start monitoring your bone mass from an earlier age.

Source: Health.com
Published: 28 Oct 2016

Get Serious About Your Bone Health During National Osteoporosis Awareness Month

SALT LAKE CITY, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- With approximately 10 million Americans already suffering from osteoporosis and another 44 million at high risk, National Osteoporosis Month highlights the importance of maintaining bone health. Most of us don't ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 22 May 2017

Osteoporosis & Bone Health

Did you know that most of our bone mass is completely built by the time we reach the age of 20? This is part of the reason why we encourage milk intake for our infants and adolescents. We begin recommending whole milk after breastfeeding and then serve ...

Source: Community Voices Post Gazette
Published: 06 Jul 2016

Take steps to improve bone health before osteoporosis becomes problematic

Osteoporosis is a common bone disease that occurs most often in older adults. It makes bones weak and more likely to fracture due to a deficiency in calcium and vitamin D. Nearly 10 million Americans are currently suffering from osteoporosis. It is ...

Source: Lexington Herald-Leader
Published: 06 May 2017

Hackensack Meridian Health Expands Osteoporosis Services, Opens First Bone Health Center

This post was contributed by a community member. Hackensack Meridian Health is pleased to announce that it has expanded its comprehensive lineup of orthopedic services with the opening of the Center for Bone Health in January. As the first of its kind in ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 18 May 2017

Talk with the Doc: osteoporosis panel talks about bone health

LEWISBURG — Nearly 54 million Americans are at risk of developing osteoporosis according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation. Osteoporosis can sneak up on people, but not if individuals are informed of the signs and symptoms, screened on a regular ...

Source: The Daily Item
Published: 14 Apr 2016