Brindusa (Brenda) Vanta is an alternative health care doctor, author and medical writer. She has written for the Livestrong, South Asian Health Chronicle, Oakville Massage Community and Information Network, and she focuses on nutrition and homeopathy. She received her MD degree from Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine, Romania, and her HD diploma from Ontario College of Homeopathic Medicine.
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In cases of severe osteoporosis, one may notice digestive problems, because the curvature of the spine will cause a reduction of the space between organs.
While enjoying an occasional glass of wine is fine, if you can’t limit how much alcohol you drink you should be aware how osteoporosis and alcohol interact.
Osteoporosis weakens your bones therefore, It is best to avoid crowds with osteoporosis where you can easily lose your balance and fall.
Do you want to better manage your condition? Keeping an eye on the relationship between osteoporosis and weight is one good step to keep your bones healthy.
Osteoporosis and arthritis are two common conditions affecting the skeletal system. The similarities can cause confusion, yet the conditions are different.
Bones affected by osteoporosis are weak and frail, and therefore prone to fractures. The most common fractures impair mobility.
A significant number of research studies conducted in the last four decades support the benefits of acupuncture for osteoporosis.
Recovering from a fracture associated with this condition will also take longer as the bones heal slower than normal
Osteoporosis complications can be managed if you become more aware of them and take counteractive measures to ensure you're staying healthy in the winter.