Chronic Disease and Bone Health

 Chronic Disease and Bone Health

Any disease other than osteoporosis can affect your bones. Conditions such as coeliac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, diabetes mellitus, chronic kidney disease and chronic liver disease are associated with increasing the risk of weakening the bones and therefore...
Osteoporosis: know your risk factors

Osteoporosis: know your risk factors

We all think we know what causes osteoporosis. Why, it’s old age of course! Well, not so fast. There are several other factors we tend to forget in the hustle and hurry of life – factors that often we are carrying around with us for years, undetected and with little...
Osteoporosis and Family Genes

Osteoporosis and Family Genes

Bone is living tissue that is constantly being broken down and replaced. Osteoporosis occurs when the creation of new bone doesn’t keep up with the rate of loss of old bone. Osteoporosis affects men and women of all races. But white and Asian women — especially...