Category Archives: Bone Health

Preventing Osteoporosis and maintaning bone density; fall fracture prevention; calcium and osteopenia; acidity and osteopenia

Vitamin D: Case of a Mistaken Identity!

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Breaking news in vitamin world: a vital hormone has been mistakenly known and referred to as a vitamin for years! It has been receiving huge claim in recent years as more and more studies point to its necessity in the prevention … Continue reading

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Dumbbell’s Protection Against Aging

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Although weight training is now accepted as a necessary part of every exercise routine, it’s still in competition against many of today’s hyped up work-outs. As wonderful as exercise (in any form) is, nothing protects against aging as does strength training simply … Continue reading

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The Role of Acidity in Disease

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What does it mean for the body to be acidic? Here’s a simple example for those who have ever exercised pushing over their limit –usually with resistance type exercises! When our  muscles are pushed to their limit metabolically -the point where … Continue reading

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Calcium is NOT the answer to bone health!

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A health concern for the majority of us whether young or old is our bone health. Unfortunately for most, it’s only in the latter decades of life that such concerns begin to surface as the reality of osteoporosis and the … Continue reading

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Why Taking a Week’s Dose of Vitamin D in One Go is O.K.!

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 I’ve often struggled in trying to explain to my dear patients that it was ok if they chose to combine a weeks dose of Vitamin D and take it once every week. Turned out, that choice, made things slightly complicated! … Continue reading

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