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Beating osteoporosis : the facts, the treatments, the exercises

Author: Diana Moran
Publisher: London ; New York : Green Tree, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Diana Moran is here to help spread the word about treatments and preventative measures we can all take to tackle osteoporosis. Written in association with the National Osteoporosis Society, this practical book is a must-have for anybody affected by osteoporosis. Packed with advice, friendly tips and ideas, and an overview of current research, and what we can all be doing to help ourselves live well. As a sufferer of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Moran
ISBN: 9781472961907 1472961900
OCLC Number: 1048935113
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 154 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: What is osteoporosis? --
Know your bones --
Who is at risk of osteoporosis? --
Bone screening and who is eligible --
Menopause and its consequences --
Drug treatments for osteoporosis --
Diet, supplements and natural alternatives --
Why do we need exercise? --
Exercise plan warm-up --
Upper body workout --
Lower body exercises --
Osteo relief exercises --
Preventing falls.
Responsibility: Diana Moran ; in association with the Royal Osteoporosis Society.

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Diana Moran is here to help spread the word about treatments and preventative measures we can all take to tackle osteoporosis. Written in association with the National Osteoporosis Society, this practical book is a must-have for anybody affected by osteoporosis. Packed with advice, friendly tips and ideas, and an overview of current research, and what we can all be doing to help ourselves live well. As a sufferer of osteopenia herself (an early form of osteoporosis) Diana Moran is a strong advocate for exercise, early diagnosis, weight bearing exercise, vitamin D and other measures that can be taken to tackle osteoporosis. This book contains specially designed exercises to help encourage a more active lifestyle and strengthen areas of weakness, alongside the important theory, and medical side of osteoporosis. This is an easy to digest, friendly guide for the general reader.

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A godsend in helping us all keep osteoporosis at bay. Diana herself is a living example that exercise little and often is the way to go! * Anne Diamond * By following Diana's exercise programme we Read more...

 
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