Category Archives: Osteoperosis

How Dense Are You?

That isn’t an insult but something every person, over the age of 50 should know. How dense are you? The question and, more importantly, the answer could have a major impact on the overall quality and enjoyment of your life. Perhaps it was a grandmother, your great Aunt or Uncle who fell and fractured their […]

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Managing Risks: Osteoporosis, Menopause & HRT

Q: I’m approaching menopause and I’m worried about taking hormones and my risk for osteoporosis. What should I do? The loss of estrogen that accompanies menopause causes rapid acceleration of aging. Thin, wrinkled and sagging skin. Vaginal dryness. Allergies. Occasional or regular incontinence. Painful sex. More vaginal and urinary tract infections. Risk of heart disease, […]

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