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Why you shouldn't judge a disability by its visibility

I wanted to share a Facebook post that has been doing the rounds this week about a woman called Lauren Rowe who found a nasty note on her car because she used a disabled bay. 452 more words

M.E.

Guest Post: Living With Chronic Illness - An Unseen Illness

Hello let me start by introducing myself, I am a wife and a Mom and I live with debilitating chronic pain. I am only one of the thousands of people that are afflicted with these unseen illnesses. 1,458 more words

Shelf Life

Osteoporosis - Do I suffer from it?

Osteoporosis is a condition which affects bones, making them fragile and weak and prone to fractures. The bones become so brittle and weak that they might break in the eventuality of mild stresses, such as bending over or even coughing. 343 more words

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Risk Factors for Osteoporosis

An MD who focuses on the field of internal medicine, Dr. Tomifumi Onishi works with patients from a range of ages and backgrounds. As part of his practice, Tomifumi Onishi, MD, sees older individuals who have or who are at risk for developing osteoporosis. 153 more words

Tomifumi Onishi MD

Weakened Knees a Big Cause of Falls for Older People: Study

THURSDAY, Feb. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) — A new study supports what many American seniors may already know: that knee “instability” boosts their odds for a dangerous fall. 391 more words

Health News

Walking Fact Wednesday

Go for a stroll … your bones will thank you!

Walking

Could Your Bone Health Be The Reason You Can’t Lose That Stubborn Belly Fat?

Excessive belly fat is often associated with increased risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes. But did you know that belly fat has been linked to osteoporosis as well? 373 more words

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