Vitamin D, Calcium, and Bone Health

Vitamin D allows your body to absorb calcium. Calcium is necessary for building strong and healthy bones. Without enough vitamin D and calcium, bones may not form properly in childhood and can lose mass, become weak. Good  sources of calcium include dairy products (milk, cheese, yogurt); calcium-fortified products (foods and beverages with added calcium), fish […]

Treatment of Osteoporosis

Regular Physical Exercise – Preferably outdoor. There is no exercise better than the other. Remember exercising is more important what exercise you are carrying out. Diet rich in Calcium. Supplemental Calcium – at least 1 Gm, most tablets available in the market are of 500 mg, so you need two of them. Medications to reduce […]

Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis

What is Osteoporosis? Throughout the life, old bone is removed (resorption) and new bone is added (formation) to the skeleton. During childhood and teenage years, new bone is added faster than old bone is removed. As a result, bones become larger, heavier, and denser. Bone formation continues at a pace faster than resorption until maximum […]

Osteoporosis

What is osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a disease in which bones become fragile and more likely to break. If not prevented or if left untreated, osteoporosis can progress painlessly until a bone breaks. Osteoporosis per se is not the major illness, but it is the complications of the disease that are the major cause of concern. […]