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Can our bones become weak and brittle post Covid? Here's what experts say

  • Use of steroids during treatment of Covid-19 infection can make our bones brittle and increase the risk of getting osteoporosis, say health experts.
Covid-19 can also play a havoc with our bone health.(Pixabay)
Covid-19 can also play a havoc with our bone health.(Pixabay)
Updated on Oct 20, 2021 02:57 PM IST
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ByParmita Uniyal

Yoga for osteoporosis: 5 yoga poses to strengthen your bones

  • World Osteoporosis Day: Studies say that practicing yoga regularly can not only increase bone density but also improve balance and flexibility which can prevent falls and fractures. Here are 5 yoga poses suggested by yoga guru Grand Master Akshar to strengthen your bones.
5 yoga poses suggested by yoga guru Grand Master Akshar to strengthen your bones.(Pexels)
5 yoga poses suggested by yoga guru Grand Master Akshar to strengthen your bones.(Pexels)
Published on Oct 19, 2021 08:27 PM IST
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ByParmita Uniyal

World Osteoporosis Day: Know the signs and symptoms of the silent bone disease

  • World Osteoporosis Day: Osteoporosis, the disease that makes bones weak and brittle often does not have any symptoms in its early stage.
World Osteoporosis Day is celebrated on October 20 across the globe to raise awareness about the disease.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
World Osteoporosis Day is celebrated on October 20 across the globe to raise awareness about the disease.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Oct 19, 2021 07:00 PM IST
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ByParmita Uniyal

Experts call for increased awareness around musculoskeletal disabilities

Musculoskeletal disorders are injuries or disorders of the muscles, nerves, tendons, joints, cartilage, and spinal discs.
The conclave focused on early diagnosis, encouraging people, particularly senior citizens, to come for timely customised treatment and community and rehabilitative solutions at the local level. (Unsplash)
The conclave focused on early diagnosis, encouraging people, particularly senior citizens, to come for timely customised treatment and community and rehabilitative solutions at the local level. (Unsplash)
Published on Oct 19, 2021 12:02 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, New Delhi

Pooja Batra nails Forearm Wheel Pose, says yoga can slow the thinning of bones

  • Pooja Batra is inspiring netizens by nailing the Forearm Wheel Pose in her latest workout post on Instagram. She also talked about how practising yoga can stop the thinning of bones.
Pooja Batra nails Forearm Wheel Pose, says yoga can slow the thinning of bones(Instagram/@poojabatra)
Pooja Batra nails Forearm Wheel Pose, says yoga can slow the thinning of bones(Instagram/@poojabatra)
Published on Jul 11, 2021 10:51 AM IST
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ByKrishna Priya Pallavi, Delhi

Bhagyashree suggests 4 exercises, thrice daily, for arthritis patients | Watch

  • In her new fitness video this Tuesday, Bhagyashree shares exercises that can work as pain relief for arthritis patients, especially those who suffer from ‘osteopenia, osteoporosis or who have never exercised at all’
Bhagyashree suggests 4 exercises, thrice daily, for arthritis patients | Watch(Instagram/bhagyashree.online)
Bhagyashree suggests 4 exercises, thrice daily, for arthritis patients | Watch(Instagram/bhagyashree.online)
Updated on Jun 01, 2021 05:32 PM IST
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ByZarafshan Shiraz

Here's how osteoporosis treatment got affected by Covid-19 pandemic

A worldwide survey of medical care providers has uncovered uncommon impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on overall medical care conveyance for osteoporosis.
Osteoporosis is a chronic, age-related disease that is associated with life-changing fragility fractures.(Pixabay)
Osteoporosis is a chronic, age-related disease that is associated with life-changing fragility fractures.(Pixabay)
Published on Feb 10, 2021 12:18 PM IST
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Steroid tablets repeated use may cause diabetes, osteoporosis and cataracts in asthma patients: Study

A recent study has revealed that while short courses of steroid tablets can be effective in treating asthma attacks for short term, their repeated use may cause significant long term side-effects like diabetes, osteoporosis and cataracts in asthma patients
Steroid tablets repeated use may cause long term side-effects in asthma patients(TwitterJoanneLeCornu)
Steroid tablets repeated use may cause long term side-effects in asthma patients(TwitterJoanneLeCornu)
Updated on Sep 19, 2020 02:29 PM IST
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Queensland [Australia] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

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

Yoghurt is a complete superfood, it boosts gut health and weight loss efforts

Yoghurt is versatile, tastes delicious and can has numerous health benefits, from weight loss to gut health.
Yogurt is a probiotic and has detoxifying properties which makes it great for weight loss.(Shutterstock)
Yogurt is a probiotic and has detoxifying properties which makes it great for weight loss.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 06, 2018 02:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Mediterranean diet is good for osteoporosis patients, can reduce bone loss

A Mediterranean diet could be the best cure for bone loss in people with osteoporosis, says this new study. Previous studies, too, found that a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, nuts, unrefined cereals, olive oil, and fish, can boost heart health, brain function and reduce risk of dementia.
A Mediterranean diet can protect you from osteoporosis, heart problems, dementia, and brain function.(Shutterstock)
A Mediterranean diet can protect you from osteoporosis, heart problems, dementia, and brain function.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 11, 2018 01:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySoma Das

Binge-drinking can leave teenage girls with higher risk of osteoporosis

Alcohol is injurious to your teenage girl’s health. A study shows that it can lead to depletion of their bone density and cause them to have weaker bones for the rest of their lives, and possibly develop osteoporosis later in life.
The team found that women who binged frequently since high school had lower bone mass than their peers.(Shutterstock)
The team found that women who binged frequently since high school had lower bone mass than their peers.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 15, 2018 12:05 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySoma Das

Exercise, diet not helping you lose weight? You could be making these 4 simple mistakes

Your weight loss and fitness goals may look distant despite exercising regularly and following a healthy diet if you don’t the basics right. Here are 4 lifestyle mistakes that can negate your best efforts.
Weight loss, fitness fails: Binge eating and cheat days should not be part of your weight loss regime.(Shutterstock)
Weight loss, fitness fails: Binge eating and cheat days should not be part of your weight loss regime.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 12, 2018 09:00 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySoma Das

This Mother’s Day, get your mom checked for diabetes, hypertension, anxiety

Mother’s Day 2018: Diabetes, anaemia, osteoporosis, anxiety and depression are some of the lifestyle diseases millennial moms are prone to. This Mother’s Day, get her checked for these lifestyle diseases.
Mother’s Day 2018: Millennial moms are prone to various health risks nowadays.(Shutterstock)
Mother’s Day 2018: Millennial moms are prone to various health risks nowadays.(Shutterstock)
Updated on May 14, 2018 12:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByKabir Bhandari
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