Osteoporosis/Arthritis & Falls

Manage Arthritis & Osteoporosis Symptoms to Mitigate Your Risk of Falling

When muscle weakness is compounded by the degenerative effects of osteoarthritis and/or osteoporosis, the potential to fall is magnified. In fact, Philips Lifeline data shows that seniors with osteoporosis fell 37 percent more than those who do not have a chronic health condition. Read more

4 Ways to Combat Bone Loss and Osteoporosis Symptoms

Low bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue from osteoporosis is a common health concern for seniors. Over 40 million people in the United States either show osteoporosis symptoms or are at high risk for developing the disease. Read more

Osteoporosis? Medical Alert Systems Offer Safety, Comfort

If you have osteoporosis, you may realize that the disease poses a great risk to your health, safety, and independence. Luckily, though, there are some things you can do to reduce your risk of fractures. Read more

4 Natural Arthritis Remedies for Seniors

The most important factor in treating arthritis is to talk to your doctor about pain management and any potential physical therapy or occupational therapy he or she may recommend. Read more

Living with Arthritis? Consider These Tips

It may seem like your pain, stiffness, and other arthritis symptoms control your life. But there is hope. Not only are new medications being used to combat the condition, but there are also things you can do at home. Read more

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