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Tai Chi Can Be A Viable Treatment For Osteoporosis

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In the treatment of osteoporosis treatment, the problem of bone mineral tissue loss must be addressed. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation of USA, people should address their osteoporosis issue through either non-pharmaceutical or pharmaceutical means.

The bone density of a person is usually determined with the use of X-ray absorptiomety examination. You will be diagnosed as having osteopenia if your score in this examination is between one and two and a half; on the other hand, you are suffering from osteoporosis, if your score is below minus two and a half. Fortunately, the good news is that there are a number of treatment options to choose from for both osteoporosis and osteopenia that can bring back the health of your bones.

If your score is below minus two, you may need to take a supplement of approximately 1200 mg of basic calcium a day as well as between 400 and 800 international units of vitamin D. Furthermore, to help you lose weight, you may need to do physical exercises. Or, you can opt for antiresorptive and anabolic drugs.

But if you have decided to treat your osteoporosis with non-pharmaceutical products and have not experienced any appreciable benefits, then you may want to consider pharmaceutical products such as bisphopshorates.

You can also properly deal with your osteoporosis by performing weight- bearing exercises. These may include low-impact aerobics, dancing, walking, and even gardening. You can do these exercises for about 30 minutes each day. Exercises that help strengthen the muscles can also be beneficial and doing some strength exercises may in fact result in a slight increase in your bone density which is very good for your osteoporosis.

One type of non-Western exercises that can be very helpful in the treatment of osteoporosis are Tai Chi exercises. They are beneficial and very safe to do which can definitely do you a lot of good in getting relief from your osteoporosis pain.

These exercises can also help prevent the likelihood of fractures. It is important to know that people suffering from osteoporosis are highly susceptible to developing fractures.

Modifying your lifestyle and using pharmaceutical products can help lower the risk of fractures by as much as 50 percent. Females are the ones most likely to develop osteoporosis especially if they have a family history of this disease.

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Written by Valerie

February 6th, 2018 at 1:38 pm

A Tai-Chi Session Each Week Can Help You Stay Fit And Healthy Until Your Golden Years

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According to American researchers, the exercises in Chinese Tai-Chi can benefit your health and well being by boosting your self confidence and increasing muscle resistance. If you are looking for a way to maintain strong bones and good health, even when you`re past 60, we recommend that you include a few Tai-Chi exercises into your weekly workout sessions. One thing you can expect from this is a lessened risk of fractures or injuries.

The researchers evaluated the results of two groups of older people with ages over seventy years old: one group did not perform any Tai Chi exercises while the other group had Tai Chi exercises thrice a week for three months. The researchers observed that the group that had practiced Tai-Chi showed a significant improvement in flexibility, mobility, muscle strength, and knee resistance.

According to another US study, after a person passes 65 years of age, his muscular mass decreases by about two percent each year. They can consider doing Tai-Chi workouts in order to avoid this undesirable consequence of the aging process.

Tai-Chi is based on breathing techniques and fosters a balanced lifestyle to maintain the health of the lungs, especially if you are a smoker or live a stressful life.

This ancient healing practice can also lower your susceptibility to cardiovascular diseases. It can also be an efficient way to enhance memory and mental function especially for people who suffer from memory loss or who are unable to concentrate well enough.

It`s time to make positive changes to your lifestyle if you consider yourself an active person and are willing to stay fit and healthy until your golden years. A Tai-Chi session each week can make you feel and look great.

Amy-SuiQun Lui, L.Ac.
Asian Health Center
27059 Grand Army of the Republic Hwy
Cleveland, OH 44143
Tel: (440) 833-0983
http://www.clevelandacupunctureclinic.com

Written by Valerie

January 16th, 2018 at 4:23 pm

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