Build Better Bones

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Most people don’t notice weak bones until it’s too late. Often, a fracture is the first sign of a problem. But taking a proactive approach can help you get ahead of osteoporosis by building better bones before problems arise. However, before you just randomly increase your calcium intake—don’t. Extra calcium, by itself, isn’t what your body needs. The Path to …

Strong Bones Made Simple

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The word osteoporosis literally translates to “porous bones.” In fact, on x-rays, healthy bones appear to be white while bones affected by osteoporosis show up as spotty looking and almost see-through. Yet, osteoporosis is considered a “silent” disease, meaning it develops slowly over many years without causing pain or other symptoms. For some people, the first sign of osteoporosis comes …

Managing Menopause

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No matter how often popular culture drops the term “power surge,” any woman in the midst of a hot flash will likely be ready to flip that power switch off! While menopause is a natural part of every woman’s life, for many it’s not necessarily a pleasant process. Yet there’s no reason you have to get sidetracked by symptoms—or resort …