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Higher Doses of Vitamin D Prevent Fractures in Older Women by Anita Patient Expert Posted Mon 10 Sep 2012 2:57pm  As women reach menopause , Vitamin is very important. In the latest study to look at the effect of vitamin D on fracture risk, Swiss researchers found that taking more than 800 international units (IU) of vitamin D daily could reduce the risk of hip fractures in older women by 30 percent. "Vitamin D supplementation is effective in fract ... Read on »
Higher Doses of Vitamin D Prevent Fractures in Older Women by HealthFinder Posted Wed 04 Jul 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink But evidence review found less than 800 IUs a day didn't seem to make a difference. By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Higher Doses of Vitamin D May Prevent Fractures by Lucky V. Patient Expert Posted Fri 06 Jul 2012 5:00am When it comes to potential benefits from taking vitamin D supplements , good news keep on coming. The latest study published in the July 5 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine shows that higher doses of vitamin D may prevent fractures in older women, reducing the risk of hip fractures by 30 percent. Swiss researchers found that ta ... Read on »
Runner Therapy: Stressful Stress Fractures by irunnerblog Posted Thu 14 Apr 2011 9:48am Question: via Twitter follower @EmmyKeane: what kind of low impact exercises are good when dealing with stress fractures?? Runner Therapy says: Stress fractures can be extremely stressful! It is challenging to find a form of exercise that is productive while not slowing down or delaying healing. Every day, every second, we are generat ... Read on »
Important Information About Nasal Fractures by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 16 Mar 2014 11:00pm Broken noses and nasal fractures are common injuries, although treatment options and the risk of not fixing a nasal fracture is often misunderstood by patients. Board certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon, as well as ENT specialist Dr. Kevin Sadati, has released a new tip sheet with important information about nasal fractures. ... Read on »
Foot Fracture an Early Sign of Osteoporosis? by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Thu 14 Oct 2010 7:13am Amplify’d from www.foothealthfacts.org Unexplained foot fractures may be the first sign of osteoporosis, a bone thinning disease which affects over 28 million Americans and accounts for 1.5 million bone fractures a year. Osteoporosis is frequently referred to as the “silent crippler” ... Read on »
Complications Following Distal Radius Fractures by Mike Reinold Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Feb 2009 6:06pm This week’s guest post is from TrevorWinnegge PT, DPT, MS, OCS, CSCS.  Your may recognize the name, Trevor is a frequent commenter here on this website.  Trevor has been practicing PT for over 8 years. He graduated from Northeastern University with a bachelors in PT and a master of science degree. He also graduated from Temple University with a D ... Read on »
Acid Reflux Drugs Tied to Bone Fractures by OCnaturaldoc Health Maven Posted Fri 13 May 2011 1:45pm Published: May 13, 2011 The analysis did not find a similar increase in fracture risk among patients taking older acid reflux medications, called histamine-2 receptor antagonists.A new analysis adds to growing evidence that people using proton pump inhibitors to control symptoms of acid reflux are more likely to fracture bones than those who ... Read on »
Vegetarianism For Physical, Mental And Spiritual Health by Jagat R. Posted Thu 16 Jul 2009 9:06pm 2 Comments A rich man is sleeping in his house. Suddenly he is awakened by the burglar alarm. "Ach! These stupid systems never work properly!" he exclaims, rubbing his eyes and struggling to stand up. He goes downstairs and, still cursing the system, turns off the alarm. Going back to his bedroom he quickly falls asleep again. The burglars ... Read on »
Higher doses of vitamin D ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 06 Jul 2012 9:06am Higher doses of vitamin D prevent fractures in older women But evidence review found less than 800 IUs a day didn't seem to make a difference. 06 july 2012-- In the latest study to look at the effect of vitamin D on fracture risk, Swiss researchers found that taking more than 800 international units (IU) of vitamin D daily could reduce the ris ... Read on »