Once diagnosed with osteoporosis, the key is to focus on maintaining your existing bone mass and slowing down the rate of bone loss. You can do this through: Gentle exercise Eating a healthy, nutrient-rich diet (high in calcium and vitamin D) Actively preventing fractures and falls Gentle exercise Physical activity that increases muscle strength and improves posture and flexibility can slow further bone loss and help prevent injury. Weight-bearing exercise such as walking is recommended for the treatment of osteoporosis. The physical forces placed on your bones by moving muscles helps to improve bone strength. When your bones feel a consistent 'strain' — ...
October 2, 2019Syed Umair
Stress can be a part of everyday life, and is caused by the way your mind and body react to tension and pressure. People with arthritis are particularly prone to stress, because of the added burdens imposed by their condition. Most forms of arthritis are chronic, meaning that they can last a lifetime. The daily pain associated with everyday tasks such as getting out of bed, dressing and walking can lead to increased stress and fatigue. If you have arthritis you may also have to cope with the stress associated with being more dependent on family and friends, restrictions on your ...
May 28, 2019Syed Umair
Learn which foods can help or hurt your arthritis. Cancer, heart disease, obesity – these are three of the most common, serious health problems in the Pakistan. Know what they all may have in common? Inflammation. That’s right! The same joint inflammation that causes arthritis may be associated with other health problems, and your eating habits can play a big role in reducing inflammation and helping all of those conditions. We will discuss about foods that fight inflammation. Scientific Research Scientists know that the enzymes cyclooxygenase-1 (COX-1) and cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) are major causes of joint inflammation; that’s why you may take medications – ...
April 17, 2019Syed Umair
Let's discover three top ways through which you can make life better – decreasing stress, reducing pain and sleeping better – exercise helps you do all three. When you are ready to improve the quality of your life and make exercise plans, you’ll want to form a daily exercise routine. How to Make Exercise a Habit? Remember that an exercise lifestyle is lived one moment at a time and that quality of life is revealed by each choice you make in each moment. Simply know this: Your thoughts and feelings support your actions, your actions support your steps, your steps support ...
April 16, 2019Syed Umair
PRP Treatment Therapy A potential new method that might save you a knee surgery Medical science is advancing so rapidly that medical research is doubled every three and half years and many fantastic and beneficial discoveries are being made. The research done at cellular level has produced some simple and very effective treatments. I will discuss one such treatment for bones, joints and ligaments. Arthritis knee is a very common and disabling condition affecting millions of people in Pakistan. This affects the performance of activities of daily life. Many people find it difficult to carry on with their jobs. Females in ...
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