Osteoporosis – a silent killer of your bones!

Osteoporosis - a silent killer of your bones

Last updated: 7th October, 2017  Osteoporosis is one of the common bone problems, which causes 8.9 million fractures every year worldwide. It is characterized by thinning and weakening of the bone to a point that they become prone to fracture and breakage. According to a research, published in the Journal Geriatric Nursing, Osteoporosis is a condition that can take even a lifetime […]

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Osteoporosis – Rising Trends in Asia

Last updated: 28th January, 2018  In earlier times, Osteoporosis has not been considered a significant challenge for countries in Asia because of the lower incidence of hip fractures reported at per capita basis. Hip Fracture Incidence Map – Women Source: International Osteoporosis Foundation Despite the fact that India has a lower daily intake of Calcium, the […]

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A 2 minutes of hopping a day, keeps hip fracture at bay

hopping to keep your hip bones healthy

Last updated: 7th October, 2017  Our bones become thinner with age, which is quite significant in the hip bones. In the hip bone, it causes a localized thinning and makes it more susceptible to fracture. A  Journal of Bone and Mineral Research study mentions that regular and high-impact exercise, particularly hopping or jumping can strengthen the hip bone, reducing […]

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