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Richard Haddad, MD
(732) 842-3600
282 Broad St
Red Bank, NJ
Business
Allegra Arthritis Associates PC
Specialties
Rheumatology

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Carrie A Edelman
(732) 458-7777
1640 Highway 88
Brick, NJ
Specialty
Rheumatology

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Carrie Allysia Edelman, MD
(732) 458-7777
1640 Route 88 Ste 203
Brick, NJ
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1996

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Qaisar Hasan Usmani, MD
101 Prospect St
Lakewood, NJ
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Rawalpindi Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1986

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Qaisar Hasan Usmani
(732) 370-7717
101 Prospect Street
Lakewood, NJ
Specialty
Rheumatology

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Mutahir Ali Abidi
(732) 845-9999
1140 Burnt Tavern Rd
Brick, NJ
Specialty
Rheumatology

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Dr.Carrie Edelman
(732) 458-7777
1640 Route 88 Ste 203
Brick, NJ
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1996
Speciality
Rheumatologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Richard James Yeager, MD
(732) 840-3345
425 Jack Martin Blvd
Brick, NJ
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: Medical Ctr Of Ocean Co-Brick, Brick, Nj

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Shahzad Hussain
(732) 370-7711
101 Prospect Street
Lakewood, NJ
Specialty
Rheumatology

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Chi Chi Lau, MD
(505) 272-2075
2133 Old Mill Rd
Sea Girt, NJ
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1982

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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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