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206 Reasons Why Your Bone Health is Important

From Meta-eHealth Our 206 bones give our bodies structure and make movement possible. But for postmenopausal women in particular, natural changes in bone physiology can put freedom of movement at risk. Bone is Continually Changing Contrary to popular notion, bone is a dynamic, living tissue that is constantly undergoing a process called remodeling. Remodeling consists of two major phases: - Bone resorption, or breakdown. Bone cells called osteoclasts remove old and damaged bone tissue. - Bone formation. Other bone cells called osteoblasts and osteocytes create a new bone matrix (the web-like, micro-architecture of bone), and use calcium, phosphorus, and other minerals to harden the matrix. The Menopausal Effect From birth until about age 40, bone remodeling occurs in relative balance, building bones that are hard, dense, and strong. But menopause marks a...


Nutritional Supplements for Attention and Concentration

by Jeff Bradstreet, MD, FAAFP   Even as adults, all of us can recall a child from our long ago school days who simply could not pay attention and disrupted the whole class. Maybe this kid was the class clown, or the kid who just couldn’t sit still, or the “Chatty Cathy,” or the constant daydreamer, or even the school bully. Whatever the case, this child often disrupted the whole class’s learning process because of his or her inability to focus and concentrate on school tasks. Looking back at these “problem children,” experts realize that many of them probably had the disorder called attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).   Chronic hyperactivity and distractibility is frustrating for anyone affected by this behavior. The individuals touched by ADHD include not only the affected...