Archives by Tag 'Bone Health'

How to Care for Your Joints as You Age

Deteriorating joint health is a common problem that most people will end up facing as they get older. Reoccurring joint pain can happen to you whether you’ve lived a healthy, active life or if you spent your younger years being overweight and relatively stationary. Every time you walk, run, or do a work out that [...]

Six Effective Tips for Stronger Bones

Our bones provide the framework that holds our bodies together and it is essential that we keep them healthy and strong any way that we can. Normal activity breaks down your bones and they need to be rebuilt with a combination of diet and exercise. As you get older, it becomes hard for new bone [...]

Meriva Bioavailble Curcumin Shows Benefit in the Management of Arthritis

Turmeric has a long history of medicinal use, especially to treat inflammation, and many of its traditional uses have been validated in thousands of clinical investigations, demonstrating curcumin as a potent anti-inflammatory agent. Osteoarthritis is the leading cause of physical disability and impairment in life quality for millions of elderly people, both in industrialized and [...]

Osteoporosis

Our bone is composed of protein, collagen, and calcium, to give bone its strength. Osteoporosis is a condition caused by a decrease in the density of bone, decreasing its strength and resulting in fragile bones. It leads to abnormally porous bone that is compressible, like a sponge. This disorder of the skeleton weakens the bone [...]

Osteoporosis

According to Osteoporosis Australia, one in two women and one in three men over 60 have osteoporosis, but many don’t realise this until after a fracture. In America about 1 out of 5 women over the age of 50 have osteoporosis. About half of all women over the age of 50 will have a fracture [...]