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Exercise is essential for everybody. As we age, keeping our bones healthy becomes even more important. Strong healthy bones mean you can maintain your bone density and lead a fit and active life well into old age. Numerous studies have examined the positive effects of weight-bearing exercises. Resistance exercises have the greatest effect on bone mineral density. Bone will form when there is stress, so when muscles pull on the bones during weight training they stimulate the bone to increase its density. “At least one in four older people have a
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Protein requirements have been well researched and in recent years, while scientists are starting to agree on some key issues much more research is to be done before we fully understand this diverse nutrient. Public opinion however, tends to move in cycles with opinion being influenced by the media, the internet and pseudo-scientists. It’s no wonder many athletes are struggling to decide just how much protein they actually require? Why is protein important? Protein is an essential nutrient in the diet, being used to manufacture body proteins that have important structural and functional roles. Structural proteins are needed to build
Menopause management Last updated 25 August 2015 — Last reviewed 02 March 2014 Management and treatment of menopausal symptoms depends on each individual woman. Healthy living, natural and complementary therapies including herbs and phytoestrogens, hormone replacement therapy (HRT), some antidepressant medications and medications typically used for high blood pressure may assist with menopause symptoms. ‘Bioidentical’ hormone therapy is also discussed. On This Page Healthy living Managing vaginal problems Natural & complementary therapies Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) Other prescription medications Bioidentical hormones & menopause Many women cope with mild menopause symptoms and don’t need to take any medication or use therapies.