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Help, I'm Crumbling!

Last week I clipped my fingernails almost down to the quick, where barely any of the white parts show. Why, you might be wondering, did I do such a thing? 582 kata lagi

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Maximizing Bone Health: Top 7 vegan foods rich in calcium

Calcium is vital for healthy bones and teeth. It also plays an important role in supporting the nervous system, blood clotting and muscle function. In the UK, guidelines recommend an adult’s daily intake is 700mg, though they differ for pregnancy, breastfeeding and children. 523 kata lagi

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Bone Loss in Rheumatoid Occurs if You're Inactive

Measures to reduce bone loss — Rheumatoid arthritis causes bone loss, which can lead to osteoporosis. Bone loss is more likely in people who are inactive. 21 kata lagi

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Signs And Symptoms Of Osteoporosis (Bone Loss)

Osteoporosis is a condition characterized by bone loss which leaves your bones fragile and prone to fractures. It’s a silent condition and you may not observe any symptoms till a fracture occurs, most commonly in the hips, spine or wrist..Readmore

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Knowing YOUR Bone Density

According to the National Cancer Institute, Bone density is 

“A measure of the amount of minerals (mostly calcium and phosphorous) contained in a certain volume of bone. 101 kata lagi

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Boomers Health Podcast: "Fragility Fractures" And Treatment Options (UCTV)

Fragility fractures occur in structurally weak bones due to aging and bone loss – osteoporosis. Dr. Anthony Ding explains what “fragility fractures” are, where they occur, what they mean to you, and how they are treated. 13 kata lagi

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Bone Density Testing: A Consideration When Taking PPI's

To succeed in life, you need three things: A wishbone, a backbone, and a funny bone.”

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For those of you who have been following along my scleroderma journey, you will already know that scleroderma is an autoimmune disease in which the body produces too much collagen, the build-up of which hardens skin and, in the case of systemic sclerosis, “the excess collagen can cause fibrosis in the heart, lungs and the muscles that line the gastrointestinal tract” (Scleroderma Canada website, …

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