What is osteoporosis?

Bone loss slowly increases as part of the natural ageing process. It is more rapid in women for several years after the menopause. Bone loss can lead to osteoporosis and an increased risk of broken bones (fractures). The main reasons why people develop osteoporosis are genes, age and gender. Other risk factors include smoking, drinking …

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Acupuncture Is Safe?

Acupuncture is a 3,000 year old healing method. Its effectiveness has been widely documented by the U.S. National Institutes of Health. Many health insurance plans cover acupuncture treatments. Acupuncture is most often used to treat pain. Its history dates back to Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution, when he promoted the practice. Today, acupuncture is an accepted …

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