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  • Spine Fracture Awareness

    Bone health rarely becomes a topic of conversation, even when someone breaks a bone. Typically, fracture patients blame their clumsiness or carelessness, but rarely question whether their bones should have…

  • 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…

  • Good bone health habits are entirely up to you. Follow the golden bone health rules. Bone Health Rule # 1: Adequate calcium and vitamin D Since our bones are 70%…

  • Athletic Energy Deficit and Bone Loss

    The years following puberty are a time of rapid bone formation for children. They build 60% to 80% of their skeletal mass by age 18. Puberty is also a time when increasing numbers…

  • Since changes to bone happen relatively slowly, depending on your initial test results, you may not need another DXA for at least two years. On the other hand, if your…