Osteoporosis

Menopause Café Toronto, March 6th

2018-03-06T14:00:55+00:00

Menopause Café Toronto – The First Menopause Café in Canada Canada’s first Menopause Café will be held in Toronto next month. The purpose is to start conversations about menopause. Menopause is not a disease but it affects women experiencing it—and their partners, children, family, friends, and colleagues. It’s offered on a not-for-profit basis, and it [...]

Menopause Café Toronto, March 6th2018-03-06T14:00:55+00:00

Food For Menopausal Bones

2018-09-10T19:40:36+00:00

Bones aren’t static, they have cells that make bone and cells that dissolve bone. When we are young we make more bone than we lose but around the menopause years bone loss speeds up due to decreasing levels of estrogen. Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones characterized by brittle and fragile bones. If you [...]

Food For Menopausal Bones2018-09-10T19:40:36+00:00

Bones And Menopause

2018-02-17T11:12:58+00:00

We build bone mass in our younger years, up to around age 30, at which point we generally reach a plateau. Around menopause women lose a lot of bone mass due to hormonal changes, but after menopause the rate of bone loss decreases. If we didn’t make enough bone in our younger years the risk [...]

Bones And Menopause2018-02-17T11:12:58+00:00