Dr. Susan Brown’s 2020 Predictions For Bone Health

Dr. Brown has been checking her crystal ball and is now ready to deliver her 2020 predictions for bone health!

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Rethinking the causes of osteoporosis

It’s often suggested that the major causes of osteoporosis in women are low calcium intake and lowered estrogen levels in menopause. But is this really true?

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The first thing I tell women diagnosed with osteoporosis

When you have undiagnosed osteoporosis, you lack a key piece of information that you need to take action — you can’t solve a problem you don’t know exists.

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2019 New Year predictions for bone health

What new advancements in bone health can we expect to see in 2019? I recently turned to my crystal ball to give you a glimpse into the future of bone health.

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The infamous T score and neglected Z score

Your bone density test results are in, but what do they mean? Start unraveling the different numbers and charts by taking a look at two key measures — T score and Z score — and finding out what these numbers say (and don’t say) about your bone health.

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Your bones listen and talk…really!

Your bones are not a silent partner in your health! All day long, bones receive and send chemical and hormonal messages that affect every tissue in your body!

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3 things to remember about an osteopenia diagnosis

It can be scary to be told you have osteopenia or are well on your way, but the first thing to remember is that you don’t need to panic — you’re not sick.

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New study shows yogurt reduces osteoporosis risk

In a large Irish study, one serving of yogurt daily was linked to a substantially lower risk of osteoporosis and osteopenia.

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Diabetes and osteoporosis

Research is uncovering many ways in which high blood sugar and high insulin levels damage bone — here’s a look at how osteoporosis and diabetes are connected and what you can do.

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Men and osteoporosis risk

Many men may not realize they're at risk for harmful bone loss. But the vast majority of risk factors that weaken bone in women are also risk factors for men.

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