Osteoporosis is called the silent disease because it shows little or no symptoms, but it affects an alarming number of women. Florida Hospital's Alexis Saire explains what you need to know, how to protect yourself and what role fitness plays.
The Disappearing Muscles Myth
You've probably heard all the stories that claim the loss of bone density and muscle mass is inevitable as we age. It turns out, those studies were wrong.
Healthy 100 Radio: Alexis Saire
It used to be an accepted fact that there was nothing you could to slow the aging process of your muscle mass and bone density. Now, the experts know that is a LOT you can do. Learn how it's never too late to make a difference for your body.
Sometimes Young People Get No Respect
This past week my 23-year-old daughter was involved in her first car crash---and let me tell you it was a CRASH! She was the tail end of a three-car pile up on the highway while driving home from work. According to the driver of the first car, who happened to be a woman around my age, she was forced to slam on her brakes because someone in front of her slammed on theirs. This resulted in the...
Oleda On...Living Younger Longer: BONE DENSITY FACE AGING
We think of bone loss mostly as affecting the strength and health of the bones in our legs, arms and spine, making them brittle or developing osteoporosis. We may worry about losing inches in height. But I’ll bet you haven’t thought of how it might cause your face to age faster. I certainly hadn’t, until a few years ago. Poor bone density also causes the facial bones to become smaller and...
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