Lana Barhum

Lana Barhum, Author at New Life Outlook

About Lana

Lana Barhum is a freelance medical and health writer from Northeast Ohio. She has written for a variety of online health publications, including the Pain News Network, Alliance Health, Upwell, Mango Health, New Life Outlook, Medical News Today, News Medical and The Mighty. Having lived with rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia since 2008, Lana uses her experiences to share expert advice on various chronic illness and medical topics.

Lana holds a Master’s Degree in Legal Studies and has worked for over 16 years as a legal assistant. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time and trying to keep up with her two sons – ages 8 and 17, taking care of her cat, embarrassing her teenager, exploring nature and historical sites, and visiting her local Amish country.

You can find Lana’s most recent work at Upwell, Mango Health, the Pain News Network, New Life Outlook, Medical News Today and News Medical.

You can see more of Lana on here website here.

Lana's Work

Exercise for Osteoporosis

Exercise for Osteoporosis: What You Need to Know

Although there are diets and medications that can help with osteoporosis, exercises for osteoporosis may be the best way to reduce the chances of injury.
by Krystina Ostermeyer and Lana Barhum on November 21, 2017
Osteoporosis vs Osteoarthritis

Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis: What’s the Difference?

Osteoporosis and osteoarthritis are both bone diseases, but that's all they have in common. Learn the differences between osteoporosis vs osteoarthritis.
by Lana Barhum on July 7, 2017
Forteo for Osteoporosis

What You Need to Know About Forteo Injections for Osteoporosis

Forteo is an artificial version of parathyroid hormone, a hormone that works to regulate calcium metabolism. Can Forteo alleviate your osteoporosis pain?
by Lana Barhum on May 18, 2017
Osteoporosis Diet Mistakes to Avoid

7 Nutrition Mistakes You’re Making With Osteoporosis

Following an osteoporosis diet to support bone health can be tough. Here are seven nutrition mistakes you might be making that may worsen your osteoporosis.
by Lana Barhum on February 22, 2017