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Osteoporosis – Ways to maintain bone strength

Osteoporosis Ways to Maintain Bone Strength

Just because we age doesn’t mean we will suffer from Osteoporosis even if your bone density test shows risk.  There are ways to maintain bone strength and reduce the risk of Osteoporosis. It is never too early to start and the Mayo Clinic suggests that our bones peak density is in our 30’s.  So what do we do if we… Read more »

How is Osteoporosis Diagnosed?

Osteoporosis How it is diagnosed

Osteoporosis is often called the ‘silent disease’ because there are no symptoms, although there are risk factors we can look for.  It can only be diagnosed by undergoing a bone density test which is done before any bones are broken.  The test shows the density of our bones and the chance of breaking a bone.  As previously mentioned, as we… Read more »