Monthly Archives: April 2011

How Long Can You Safely Take Bisphosphonate Medication for Osteoporosis?

How Long Can You Safely Take Bisphosphonate Medication for Osteoporosis?

johnshopkinshealthalerts.com

“Bisphosphonates are the drugs most often prescribed to treat and prevent osteoporosis.¬†Bisphosphonates¬†help to preserve bone mass by slowing down bone resorption. Clinical studies of these drugs have focused on their effect on bone mineral density (BMD) and fracture risk. ”

But how long is it safew to use these drugs?

Read the the advice from Johns Hopkins Health Alerts>

Got Joint Pain? Maybe The Answer Is More Exercise

Got Joint Pain? Maybe The Answer Is More Exercise

npr.org

A reporter thought that Achilles tendon and knee injuries from running might mean he’d never be able to enjoy the sport again. It turns out that the pain may have been from lack of use. But stretching and strengthening exercises can reverse that decline.

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I Heart Yoga: MedlinePlus Health News Video

I Heart Yoga

“Yoga may be good for your body and mind and it may also calm your heart when it gets out of line.”

View the I Heart Yoga: MedlinePlus Health News Video.