Osteoporosis is a disorder that makes bones weaker, brittle and more likely to fracture or break. One may not know that they have osteoporosis until a fracture occurs. Many medical experts believe it is also preventable if steps are taken early. Bone density tests, such as those administered by Orange Coast Women’s Medical Group, where … Continue reading When Should I Get a Bone Density Test?
Some people think that bones are hard, unchanging, lifeless structures of support, but actually, bones are living, and growing tissue. Throughout our lives, we can protect our bones with some simple habits. A well-balanced diet with adequate calcium (approximately 1000 mg/day) and Vitamin D (800-1000 IU/day) is recommended. Food is the best source of calcium, … Continue reading Bone Health & Bone Density Screenings