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Is too much of Vitamin D harming your body. Experts answer

Are you taking too much Vitamin D? Is it harming your body? We got in touch with two experts recently to know all about Vitamin D supplements and how taking an excess dosage can affect our bodies negatively.

Is too much of Vitamin D harming your body and what should you keep in mind while taking supplements. Experts answer(Unsplash)
Published on Jul 06, 2022 04:18 PM IST

Here’s how you can prevent osteoporosis in 5 steps

In India, osteoporosis-related issues are rising at an alarming rate, especially among middle-aged women.

Here’s how you can prevent osteoporosis in 5 steps.(Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 09, 2019 07:16 AM IST
New Delhi | ByIndo Asian News Service

Fit and fine: What’s causing those fragile bones

Low Bone Mineral Density or Osteopenia, which used to affect women in their late 60s and 70s is now common in ladies in their 20s!

Osteoporosis is dangerous as bones become fragile and can break easily
Published on Oct 21, 2018 12:14 AM IST
Hindustan Times | ByKamal Singh

Vitamin D supplements won’t prevent fractures or boost bone density

A new study shows that vitamin D supplements do not prevent fractures, falls or improve bone mineral density, whether at a high or low dose.

There is little justification to use vitamin D supplements to maintain or improve musculoskeletal health, shows the study.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Oct 06, 2018 10:18 AM IST
Asian News International | By

Here are 5 foods that help to boost your bone health

From prunes, nuts to salmon and broccoli, here’s a list of food that according to experts, are crucial for good bone health.

Age pares us to the very bones. Oh, yes, and as the production of hormones in the body — testosterone in men and estrogen in women — drops, our bones get thinner and brittle, and more prone to fractures, a condition known as osteoporosis.(Istock)
Updated on Sep 17, 2018 11:36 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

Important medical tests for women above 40 to avoid health complications

Important medical tests for women above 40 should include mammogram and ultrasonography. However, they must look at a few others, including thyroid and bone mineral density test.

Health tests for all women: An annual visit to your doctor goes a long way in ensuring good health.(Shutterstock)
Updated on May 23, 2018 03:44 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By

Turn to dairy for bone health: Milk, yoghurt, cheese boosts bone density among men

A new study says that higher intake of dairy products, including milk, yoghurt and cheese, is associated with higher volumetric bone mineral density and vertebral strength at the spine in men.

Dairy intake seems to be most beneficial for men over age 50, and continued to have positive associations irrespective of serum vitamin D status.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 06, 2018 11:45 AM IST
Asian News International | By

Delhiites, you are at higher risk of getting osteoporosis. Here’s why

A new study found that nearly 60% of respondents in Delhi, including men and women, are suffering from osteopenia and nine per cent already had osteoporosis.

Osteopenia is a condition in which bone mineral density is lower than normal, and is the precursor to osteoporosis.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Mar 29, 2018 04:39 PM IST
Indo Asian News Service | By
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