Is their health deteriorating, and if so why are they developing health problems? Women may be living longer than previous generations but the important factor is quality rather than quantity. Statistics show that women’s major health problems are on the increase with 1 in 2 women over the age of 50 getting osteoporosis and 1 […]
Top Tips on how to treat, prevent and reverse Osteoporosis
‘Osteoporosis means ‘porous bones’, where bone density is reduced and there is an increased risk of fracture. Osteoporosis affects 1 in 2 women over the age of 50 but it is important to think of bone health as early as possible especially if there is a strong family history. Other risk factors include: anorexia, medications […]
Do post-menopausal women need more calcium?
Q: I’m 47 years old, and have started to suffer with hot flushes. Osteoporosis runs in my family though, and I’ve heard that post-menopausal women need more calcium. The problem is that supplements irritate my digestive system, and I’m not sure what foods contain it besides milk and cheese. Can I get enough calcium from […]