HealthNotes

HealthNotes

Healthnotes offers comprehensive, science-based health and lifestyle information. Written with you in mind, Healthnotes answers the most commonly asked questions with credible, easy-to-understand information — edited by physicians who review over 550 scientific and medical journals to keep content current, factual, and balanced.

Osteoporosis

Also indexed as:Bone Loss, Brittle Bone Disease
Stand tall against osteoporosis. No matter what your age, it’s never too late to stop bone loss now for better posture and fewer fractures down the road. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.
Mark Twain once wrote “Whatever a man's age, he can reduce it several years by putting a bright-colored flower in his button-hole.” Healthy aging I not just about living longer, it’s also about living better along the way. Peruse our guides below to find the products that support a long, happy life.
Blood Pressure Monitors
Blood pressure is an important marker of health and a home blood pressure monitor is a wonderful tool for ensuring your numbers stay in the healthy range.
Heart Rate Monitors
Heart rate monitors vary in size and function, but most are easy to use and provide valuable insights that support your exercise goals.
Incontinence Products
Incontinence is not a glamorous topic but it is a fact of life. The good news is there are plenty of products designed to minimize discomfort and embarrassment, and make accidents easy to clean.
Medical Nutrition
Regardless of the cause, when you can’t eat a large amount you need to make every calorie count. Medical nutrition products are calorie dense, high in protein, and fortified with the nutrients your body needs.
Mobility Aids
Walkers, wheelchairs, canes, and crutches—mobility aids can enhance your independence and safety.
Pain Relievers
Minor pain may be managed at home with the help of an over-the-counter pain reliever. Find out which one might be right for you.
Pedometers
Whatever your goals, a pedometer is an easy way to keep track of your steps on the road to success.
Reading Glasses
Reading glasses do more than help you see better, they can help prevent eye strain and headaches.
Smoking Cessation Products
Don't go cold turkey! Take advantage of the available over-the-counter and prescription quit aids that may significantly improve your odds of kicking cigarettes for good.

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The information presented in Aisle7 is for informational purposes only. It is based on scientific studies (human, animal, or in vitro), clinical experience, or traditional usage as cited in each article. The results reported may not necessarily occur in all individuals. Self-treatment is not recommended for life-threatening conditions that require medical treatment under a doctor's care. For many of the conditions discussed, treatment with prescription or over the counter medication is also available. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements or before making any changes in prescribed medications. Information expires June 2015.

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