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Osteoporosis & Osteoarthritis

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

Long-term pain and physical disability worldwide is caused by bone and joint health. Back pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, and bodily injuries are the conditions which afflict millions of people and create an enormous burden on society. Osteoporosis affects mostly women as the age. It’s a loss of bone mineral from the skeleton. Osteoarthritis is a joint disorder that mainly affects cartilage. Cartilage is the shock absorber and allows the bones to glide over each other. Osteoarthritis affects 34 million people in the US whereas osteoporosis affects 44 million people in the US.

Again supplements can ease the pain and is some cases reverse the disease. Check with your progressive doctor see which supplements will help restore your health. The pain medicine is just that, a pain killer but not a restorer to health.