Did you know that your bones are living tissue? Learn about the many surprises your skeleton holds for you.
Although osteoporosis overwhelmingly affects women, it’s not just a female problem. Osteoporosis affects more than half of U.S. adults, about a quarter of whom are men, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF). About 10 million U.S. adults have osteoporosis, the NOF reports. Another nearly 43 million U.S. adults – half of them men – have low bone mass. Osteoporosis is a disease in … Read More
If milk does a body good, what does tons of milk do? It’s a case where more isn’t necessarily better.
Ever think of your bones in terms of architecture? Well, health professionals do — bone is a living tissue that is constantly breaking down and rebuilding. Diseases that change bone architecture, such as osteoporosis, spell trouble. “In osteoporosis, more bone gets broken down than built up,” explains physical therapist Maribeth Gibbon, PT. “Osteoporosis is a … Read More