July, 2015

Exercise for Strong Bones

Monday, July 13th, 2015

There are two types of exercises that are important for building and maintaining bone density:  weight-bearing and muscle-strengthening exercises. Weight-bearing Exercises These exercises include activities that make you move against gravity while staying upright. Weight-bearing exercises can be high-impact or low-impact. High-impact weight-bearing exercises help build bones and keep them strong. If you have broken a bone due to osteoporosis or are at...  read more

Why Your Joints Hurt When the Weather Changes

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

By Annie Hauser https://www.weather.com/ Blame it on the barometric pressure: Any change in pressure, or the weight of the air pressing against the surface of the earth, can trigger joint pain or headaches in some people. So when your great-aunt said she could “feel” a storm coming on, she was likely right. “Arthritis affects everything...  read more

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