Posted by: Rhona Reid On November 26, 2019 6:15 pm
Bone health has become a public health crisis. Globally, symptoms of osteoporosis lead to more than 8.9 million fractures every year. It already affects 200 million women and the numbers are increasing.
By 2050, analysts predict that global hip fracture rates will increase by a shocking 310 percent in men, and 240 percent in women.
Bone Health: Sobering Statistics
We tend to think of osteoporosis as being more prevalent in older people, but the condition accounts for more hospitalization of women over the age of 45 than many other diseases, including diabetes and breast cancer.
Although 75 percent of hip fractures occur in women, men have a higher …
Having strong bones is something we should all be aiming for. Maintaining good bone health is a vital area of wellness that often gets less attention than pursuits such as building muscle, weight control, and cardiovascular health.
In fact, many of us don’t pay too much attention to the state of our bones until we have a reason to…such as getting osteoporosis or bone fractures.
But like how so many other things in life work – prevention is much better than cure.
How to Improve Your Bone Health
Steps to Take For Healthy, Happy Bones!
Taking the proper steps to ensure good bone health now is a …