How A Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement And Traditional Hip Surgery Compare

If you need to have a total hip replacement, your doctor will choose between a traditional surgery and one that is minimally invasive. Both types of surgeries achieve the same result of replacing your damaged hip joint with an artificial joint, but the procedures for the surgeries are different. Here's how the surgeries compare and how your doctor determines which one is suitable for you. There Is Less Damage To Tissues With Minimally Invasive Surgery [Read More]

Benefits Of Joining An Online Community When Trying To Lose Weight

When you're trying to lose weight, you want to avoid feeling alone. When that's the case, you may get discouraged and give up — even if you've been making good progress in your efforts. Committing to lose weight with family members, friends, or even neighbors can be a good idea, but you don't necessarily have to know those who will surround you. You should also consider joining an online community of individuals working to lose weight. [Read More]

Do You Suffer From Osteoporosis? How To Reduce Your Risk Of Osteoporotic Fractures

If you suffer from osteoporosis, you're at an increased risk for osteoporotic fractures. One of the reasons is because osteoporosis diminishes bone density and makes them more fragile. As a result, one fall can lead to a fracture. Unfortunately, osteoporosis also makes it more difficult for fractures to heal. One way to reduce your chances of suffering from an osteoporotic fracture is to take precautions to avoid falls. The precautions described below will help you reduce your chances of falling, and suffering from an osteoporotic fracture: [Read More]

3 Tips For Eating A Heart Healthy Diet

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a leading cause of mortality and often goes unnoticed until disaster strikes. It is never too late to change your diet to one that reduces your risk of CVD or minimizes the progression if you already have heart and blood vessel concerns. Be Mindful Of Salt  The best way to control the amount of sodium in your diet is to limit the amount of processed foods you consume and cook foods at home. [Read More]