December 20, 2010

osteoporosis preventionOsteoporosis is a health condition linked to weakened porous bones, which causes up to 1.5 millions of fractures a year in the US. This is a very serious disease which, unfortunately, has no known effective cure now. Risk factors of osteoporosis include age over 50, prolonged menopause, genetic factors, a lack of exercise, a lack of certain vitamins, nicotine or alcohol abuse, excessive use of certain medications, and so on. The good news is: osteoporosis is among the preventable diseases, and it is very important to keep osteoporosis prevention ideas in mind when making choices about your daily activities, diet and lifestyle. Read the rest of this entry »