Osteoporosis in women is your calcium intake right

Dr Sachin Bhonsle, a Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, and Rasika Parab, Head of the department, Nutrition therapy, Fortis Hospital, Mulund, share the importance of calcium in women, and how to maintain calcium required for daily life

Osteoporosis in women is your calcium intake rightOsteoporosis is a bone disease in which there is a reduction in bone density, which make the bones easily breakable. Low bone mass and tissue deterioration affect the bone structure, which reduces the strength of the bones leading to repeated fractures. 1-2 women and 1-4 men over the age of 50 will experience Osteoporosis-related fracture […]

New study reveals, calcium and vitamin D supplement cannot protect bone health

Vitamin D and calcium has long been touted to strengthen bones. However, according to a latest study, older adults who take vitamin D and calcium are no less likely to break their hips or other bones than peers who don't use these supplements

New study reveals, calcium and vitamin D supplement cannot protect bone healthIf taking more vitamin and mineral supplements is part of your plan for a healthier new year, a new study may prompt you to reconsider. Researchers who scoured the medical literature for evidence that calcium and vitamin D pills could help prevent bone fractures came up empty. Their analysis focused on adults older than age […]

Alter your lifestyle to get back on your feet

Foot pain is a common problem with a wide range of possible causes. Resolve your foot issues with an appropriate treatment and by consuming calcium and vitamin D supplements, doctors advise

Alter your lifestyle to get back on your feetAshok (name changed), a 53 year-old patient, consulted Dr. Abhijeet Kale, assistant professor, Orthopaedic department at LTGM Sion Hopsital, because of unbearable foot pain. Dr. Kale explained, “I regularly see patients complaining of foot pain from the age group of 15 to 70 years. The  patient visited me in the last week. He was an […]