What is Osteoporosis?

By Barry Olsen
Osteoporosis-bone-image

A medical condition resulting in the loss of bone density, which causes the bone to lose its strength and can lead to fragile, brittle bones that can fracture. The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies osteoporosis as bone mineral density that is 2.5 standard deviations or more below the peak bone mass of average young, healthy adults.

You Have My Permission

By Mark Wardle DO
you have my permission to be healthy

If you have severe health problems or if you are planning a major change in your lifestyle, consulting with your physician to assure your body can handle that rapid change is a wise choice. However, there are plenty of small things we can change in our lives that can greatly impact our long-term health for good, without putting our short-term health at risk.