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You have the bones of a 110-year-old woman!

You have the bones of a 110-year-old woman!

You have the bones of a 110-year-old woman! What doctor would tell a 30-year-old woman—who has never fractured a bone—that she has the bones of a woman who is 110 years old? This dire proclamation was given to one of my   ...

 


Osteoporosis and Whole-Body Vibration

Osteoporosis and Whole-Body Vibration

Whole-Body Vibration (WBV) has been around for quite some time, but lately we are hearing about it more and more. Stars like Madonna attest to the incredible workouts they get on a WBV machine in much less time than simply lifting weights. Ma  ...

 



Why Bones Fracture

Why Bones Fracture

Bones fracture for a variety of reasons, such as the intensity of the impact, angle of impact and the properties of the bone itself. We hear a lot about bone density and fracture risk and while the density of bone is an important aspect of the ov  ...

 

Five Foods for Healthy Bones

Five Foods for Healthy Bones

Bones need a variety of nutrients to be healthy. Most people think that guzzling milk or chowing down on lots of dairy products will make bones strong and healthy. Potential consequences of overdoing dairy include; increased risk of heart disease  ...

 

Making Sense of Bone Quality and Bone Density

Making Sense of Bone Quality and Bone Density

Bone density testing is based on a special x-ray method called densitometry. The method of testing is referred to as Dual X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA). DXA testing arrived on the scene in the early 90 and by 1994 a new criteria was accepted by the   ...

 



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