How osteoporosis occurs

Osteoporosis is a metabolic bone disorder in which the frequency of bone reabsorption speeds up while the rate of bone formation slows down, producing a loss of bone mass. Bones affected by this disease lose phosphate and calcium salts and thus become spongy, brittle, and oddly vulnerable to fractures. Osteoporosis may be primary or secondary ...READ MORE

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Oestrogen Supplements

  Oestrogen is the wide-ranging name for a group of hormone compounds. It is the primary sex hormone in women and is vital to the menstrual cycle. Although both women and men have this hormone, it is most definitely found in higher quantities in women, especially those that are capable of reproducing. Oestrogen supplements are ...READ MORE

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Breathing Patterns during Exercise

Much dispute exists regarding breathing patterns during exercise. It is held by some that inhaling on the descent and exhaling on the ascent is a respectable way to lower the peak blood pressure during the repetition and thus reduce the possibility of cerebrovascular accidents occurring during exercise. Such counsel exposes a misunderstanding of the mechanisms ...READ MORE

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Why Flexibility Training is so Important for Fitness

There is still a large deal of confusion with respect to flexibility training in terms of its scientific groundwork. Much of the misinterpretation stems from the notion that people must achieve great levels of flexibility with the aim of lessening the incidence of injury, and to improve movement aptitudes. This does not suitably represent the ...READ MORE

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