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Osteoporosis Is Not Just a Woman’s Disease

Posted 9/7/2016 by UHBlog

Osteoporosis Is Not Just a Woman’s Disease

As we age, the risk of developing osteoporosis increases. Find out more about prevention and treatment of this disease.

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Forever Young: Vitamin D and Your Health

Posted 3/22/2016 by UHBlog

Need to know if you’re getting enough vitamin D? See us. More than a billion people may be vitamin D deficient. For seniors, that's especially worrisome, says family medicine specialist Gabrielle Koczab, DO. “Seniors need vitamin D in order to optimally absorb calcium,” she says. “Calcium ensures that your bones remain strong and helps to prevent osteoporosis.” Older adults who are deficient in vitamin D face: Loss of muscles Shrinking bone mass Reduce...

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Building Better Bones

Posted 3/11/2015 by UHBlog

Many of us experienced broken bones as children. You probably remember having your friends sign the cast, wearing a special sling or using crutches while the bone healed – and in 6 weeks or so, you were back to normal, running and playing just like before. Like all the structures of our bodies, our bones age right along with us and unfortunately become less resilient over time. By the time we are in our mid to late twenties, we have reached our maximum bone density and, unless we take prevent...

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