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Men Get Osteoporosis, Too

Women are not the only ones who need to be concerned about the progressive bone loss and increased fracture risk that result from osteoporosis. Up to one in four men older than 50 will break a bone because of osteoporosis. Despite this risk, older men are less likely than women to receive osteoporosis screening […]

Fibromyalgia Sufferers Find Relief from Taking Vitamin D Supplements

Vitamin D supplements could be an effective and inexpensive treatment for people with fibromyalgia pain, according to a new study in the journal PAIN.

Fibromyalgia sufferers often feel tired and have widespread chronic pain. There is no cure, but there are treatment approaches to address symptoms, including pain. These treatments include physical therapy, behavioral […]

Resistance Training, Targeted Nutrition Provide One-two Punch for Preventing Aging-related Muscle Loss

A review of studies by the International Osteoporosis Foundation has found that by combining resistance training and optimal nutrition, people can help to prevent a gradual loss of muscle mass, called sarcopenia, which commonly occurs with aging. Muscle strength plays an important role in fall prevention; so, addressing sarcopenia could help the elderly to avoid […]

Vitamin D Levels and Muscle Strength Seem Linked

A new study suggests adults with higher vitamin D levels have more muscle strength than those with lower levels.

Researchers studied the relationship between vitamin D levels (measured by a blood test) and muscle strength in 419 healthy men and women between ages 20 to 76 years old. They found higher vitamin D levels […]