Exercise May Help Breast Cancer Survivors Battle Bone Loss

“Routine exercise improves muscle strength, balance, quality of life, mood, functional ability and cardiovascular status, and may minimize the risk of bone loss.” Another study presented at the same meeting found that many survivors of breast cancer and other cancers are at risk for low levels of vitamin D, and many will need to take vitamin D supplements. The vitamin helps promote bone health. “Patients with breast cancer and several other cancers are at increased risk of rapid bone loss and fractures,” Dr. Bess Dawson-Hughes, director of the Bone Metabolism Laboratory at Tufts University, said in the news release. “While not sufficient to prevent bone loss when taken alone, calcium and vitamin D are very important components of any pharmacologic regimen to minimize bone loss.” More information The Hormone Health Network has more about breast cancer and bone loss .
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Exercise clubs are social clubs with a healthy twist

e more chocolate you eat, the lower your body fat level is, says new study.

What are the questions you should ask before visiting an exercise facility 1. Can I afford it? Most if not all facilities have a grace period so you dont have to pay before you play 2. What is the farthest you will travel to exercise? Members have been known to travel 30miles 3.
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