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Bone Health

What Are Osteoblasts?

image via: pixabay.comHuman bones are in a constant state of turnover and any shift in this balance can be a cause for concern. One of the issues with osteoporosis is that the balance between bone deposition and bone consumption is shifted the wrong way resulting in bones that are decalcified, brittle, and prone to injury. In reality, a favorable bone balance is important … [Read More...]

Stress Fracture: Everything You Need To Know

image via: pexels.comAre you dealing with ongoing aches in your limbs and joints? Do you experience dull pain in your legs or feet when you are active that subsides once you cease movement?If you answered “yes” to one or both these questions, it is possible you could be dealing with a stress fracture. Stress fractures are a common issue for athletes who engage in sports … [Read More...]

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Osteoporosis

What Are The Side Effects Of Alendronate Sodium In The Body?

When considering any new medication, it’s important to consider potential side effects, to learn proper dosing, and be aware of potential drug interactions. This is equally true for alendronate sodium. While nearly every medication has side effects, knowing the potential … [Read More...]

Your Guide to Your Trabecular Bone

Trabecular bone is one of the two types of bones. It makes up a small portion of your total skeleton but is a better indicator of certain bone diseases than cortical bone, the other type of bone.Your bone health is crucial to your quality of life. After the age of 50, … [Read More...]

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Bone Density

What Are Osteoblasts?

image via: pixabay.comHuman bones are in a constant state of turnover and any shift in this balance can be a cause for concern. One of the issues with osteoporosis is that the balance between bone deposition and bone consumption is shifted the wrong way resulting in bones … [Read More...]

Stress Fracture: Everything You Need To Know

image via: pexels.comAre you dealing with ongoing aches in your limbs and joints? Do you experience dull pain in your legs or feet when you are active that subsides once you cease movement?If you answered “yes” to one or both these questions, it is possible you could be … [Read More...]

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Did You Know…

Bisphosphonates: Things You Need To Know

image via: flickr.comBisphosphonates are a class of medication used to treat bone disorders. They work by slowing down the cells that break your bones down and put you at risk for bone fractures. This allows the cells responsible for building your bones up to work more efficiently. They are commonly prescribed to adults taking steroids such as Prednisone, which comes with … [Read More...]

5 Best Vitamin D Supplements

Vitamin D is a substance that humans cannot live without. Vitamin D is both a nutrient and a hormone and for those who are deficient in vitamin D, selecting the best vitamin D supplement can be a daunting task. This article examines and evaluates the five best vitamin D supplements available without a prescription. Postmenopausal women, for example, are one population who … [Read More...]

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