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Timothy M Lenardo
(812) 232-0564
1725 N 5th St
Terre Haute, IN
Specialty
Rheumatology

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Timothy Mario Lenardo, MD
(812) 298-9416
4126 Ironwood Ln
Terre Haute, IN
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Southern Il Univ Sch Of Med, Springfield Il 62794
Graduation Year: 1995

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Henry Johannes Davis, MD
(812) 232-8594
2723 S 7th St
Terre Haute, IN
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1988

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Mary Rochelle Jacobs, MD
200 W 103rd St
Indianapolis, IN
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1985

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Steven Howard Neucks
(317) 577-9999
7155 Shadeland Station
Indianapolis, IN
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology

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Henry J Davis
(812) 232-8594
2723 S 7th St
Terre Haute, IN
Specialty
Rheumatology

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(812) 232-8594
2723 S 7th St # G
Terre Haute, IN
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James Cohen, MD
(317) 328-6600
6820 Parkdale Pl
Indianapolis, IN
Business
Arthritis Care Center
Specialties
Rheumatology

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Christopher Mark Burns, MD
(317) 876-1253
Apt 1123 8810 Arbor Lake Ct
Indianapolis, IN
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1982

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Chiu Fa Kao, MD
541 Clinical Dr Rm 492
Indianapolis, IN
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1995

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Preventing Osteoporosis


by Kim Beardsmore

Last month my 74-year-old mother while walking, tripped on a small tuft of grass, fell - and broke her rib! Her recovery has been painful, debilitating and at times depressing. It also affected my elderly father who relies heavily on her day to day.

Surprisingly, this instance of fracture was not due to osteoporosis. However my mom's experience caused me stop and think deeply. As a 40-something woman, am I doing everything possible to keep my skeletal system in tip-top condition?

Once we get past the inevitable scrapes of childhood, during our middle years we don't give too much thought to our bones. We understand that bones make up our structural frame, but we tend to think of our bones like the frame of a house. Supporting and rigid, and that's it.

The truth of it is that bone is an active, living tissue. Bone is constantly changing, undergoing synthesis and remodeling itself. Like all other bodily tissue, bone is totally dependent on many different micronutrients and enzymes for optimum bone function and health.

A typical western diet is heavily weighted with white flours, refined sugars and fats and is deplete of many of the micronutrients required for healthy bones.

Do you regularly drink carbonated beverages? Did you know that carbonated drinks increase the body's intake of phosphorus - which, in turn, decreases our absorption of calcium. Decreased absorption of calcium can lead to an unhealthy, nutrient-starved skeletal system. And in time lead to osteoporosis.

Whilst calcium is necessary, it is not the only critical micronutrient for healthy bones. Make sure your diet has an adequate supply of magnesium, zinc, silicon, boron, folic acid, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, Manganese, vitamin K, vitamin D and magnesium. These trace elements are important and we are not getting them from our regular food consumption patterns. The Journal of Nutritional Medicine reports between 80 to 85 per cent of Americans consume a magnesium-deficient diet.

Your bone density may also be improved by a gentle regime of weight bearing exercise which stimulates the body to make bone tissue.

Medical evidence supports an improvement in bone density where people make lifestyle changes to incorporate weight bearing exercise, a diet more rich in fresh fruit and vegetables, complemented with high quality nutritional supplements.

Why wait until you bones start breaking before you think about ensuring a healthy skeletal system.

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