Recently, Breezy Mama was contacted by blogger Michelle Aultman (who runs a blog called Elliptical Machines) about doing an article on osteoporosis. Michelle has made it her mission to educate others on fitness while helping them stay healthy and educated on how to help prevent heart disease and osteoporosis. Always looking for the Breezy Tip, we thought it would be great to hear the advice and pass it on to you, dear Breezy readers. . .
Approximately ten million Americans have osteoporosis, and another 34 million have low bone mass, (osteopenia). A disease with no symptoms, osteoporosis affects about 20 percent of men and 80 % of women. Given that the bones gradually become weaker, they may break due to a minor fall or, if left untreated, even from simple things like a sneeze. The most frequent fracture sites are hip, wrist and spine, although any bone in the body might be affected. A diagnosis of [Read more…] about Osteoporosis: Don’t Let it Get You