If your doctor told you, you have osteopenia, you may be wondering just what that means? Osteopenia means your bone mineral density (BMD) is lower than normal, but it is not low enough to be classified as osteoporosis, and BMD is the mineral measurement that indicates the strength of your bones. ARead More →

Boron has been in the news lately, and according to Health Canada, it is possibly an essential trace mineral and one needed by the body to prevent osteopenia, osteoporosis, or rheumatoid arthritis. Osteopenia, osteoporosis, and rheumatoid arthritis are connected in that bone loss occurs in all three, which can lead to broken bones, a loss of independence,Read More →

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disease and one of the most disabling and debilitating forms of arthritis. According to the Arthritis Foundation, it affects approximately 1.3 million Americans, and it causes joints to swell and can eventually result in deformity. What causes it is unknown, although most researchers believe it is an immunity problem whereRead More →