Monthly Archives April 2015

How to handle an ache in your hip that becomes a pain in the neck

It happens at least a few times a week. When it does it can take Dee’s breath away. You might think I’m talking about her sweet grandson’s laugh or her husband’s smile from across the room. Happily, those things occur quite frequently and yes, they do take her breath away, but this other thing — well, it’s not much fun. In fact, it hurts quite a bit.
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Categories: Blog and Dealing with Chronic Illness.

How to figure out your osteoporosis risk

If you’re a woman over 50, chances are your bones have lost some strength over the years. Most people’s bones are as strong and dense as they’ll ever be between the ages of 18 to 25. By the time you reach 35, density begins to gradually decrease until menopause. After menopause, bone loss happens more rapidly — as much as 20 percent in five to seven years.
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Categories: Blog and Dealing with Chronic Illness.