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Bone Health

  • Cancer and Bone Health

    Cancer can have dramatic, yet often hidden consequences for bone health. If you or a loved one is undergoing cancer treatment, learn how cancer and its treatment affects your bones…

  • Download BONESENSE PDF A recent [1] study has renewed worries among doctors and their patients about a rare but serious thigh fracture (called atypical femur fracture or AFF). Unlike osteoporotic or…

  • There are many medical conditions that have a negative impact on bone health. Researchers are now linking sleep apnea with bone loss. A study concluded that “People diagnosed with obstructive…

  • Download BONESENSE PDF— Tests to determine secondary causes of bone loss Primary osteoporosis results from aging and the normal loss of estrogen following menopause. The average woman with normal bone density loses…

  • Download BONESENSE PDF Drug Holidays: How long is long enough? What is the problem? All medications have risks along with benefits. As a patient, you always need to weigh the…

  • Here are some bone-healthy goals that are easy to incorporate into your daily routine. Eat 2-3 servings of dairy or calcium-rich food each day. The average adult needs about 1,000-1,200 milligrams of…

  • Did you know…? 206 the number of bones in your body (We’re born with more than 300 bones but as we grow some of the bones grow together leaving us…