Spondylitis

WHAT IS SPONDYLITIS? Spondylitis (कशेरुकासन्धिशोथ in Hindi) is the inflammation of the tiny bone structures called vertebrae that form the spine. It is a broad term that is used to refer to several types of arthritis that usually is concerned with the back. Spondylitis involves one or more joints of the vertebra. ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS AND […]

Love Them Bones

Food that you can incorporate in your daily diet bones will love : Milk, cheese and dairy products fortified with calcium and/ or Vitamin D Green vegetables (broccoli, cabbages, sprouts, lady’s fingers) Dark green leafy vegetables like kale, spinach, mustard green, Turnip greens, etc. Eggs, liver and meat rich in vitamin K2 Tofu and cottage […]

Osteoarthritis

OSTEOARTHRITIS OSTEOARTHRITIS (अस्थिसंधिशोथ in Hindi) is a very pervasive form of arthritis that affects the lives of millions of people across the world. Osteoarthritis (O.A.) is also known as the joint degeneration disease. WHAT IS OSTEOARTHRITIS?  The word ‘Osteo’ in Greek language means Bone, ‘Arthr’ means joint and ‘itis’ means inflammation. Therefore, osteoarthritis is the […]

Think Bones

My sister often jokes that the reason dogs love humans so much is because they use their strong sense of smell to associate humans with 206 big, juicy bones.  Bones are what keep us from being a lump of mass on the floor. Bones provide stability and structure to support our bodies. And yet, bones […]

Why Should We Care?

Reality is different for our younger selves.  We lose 20 temporary milk teeth and replace them with 32 brand new, permanent ones. Our bones grow in size but reduce in numbers, from 300 bones at birth to 206 bones in adults. We gain muscle mass and neurons. We see many changes in our bodies, depending […]