Natural Health - Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis - how to prevent and treat it with exercise

Do you have a family history of osteoporosis? Are you post-menopausal? Would you like to learn more on how to prevent and treat osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is a preventable illness affecting many more women than men. Did you know that one in five men and one in two women over 50 in Ireland will break a bone due to osteoporosis. Some 90 per cent of hip fractures are due to osteoporosis but only approximately 15 per cent of people with osteoporosis are diagnosed. 

It can be a symptomless, silent and life changing illness. Are you at risk? Do you want to learn about osteoporosis from the experts? Galway nutritionist Sorcha Molloy is delighted to announce an upcoming one day workshop focusing on osteoporosis entitled How to prevent and treat it with exercise. She will deliver this in conjunction with Julianne Woodcock, a chartered physiotherapist. This will be held in Spirit One Spa on November 7 from 11am to 5:30pm.

Sorcha explains this course offers a wealth of knowledge and tips on prevention and treatment, including how dietary and lifestyle changes, in conjunction with correcting vitamin and mineral deficiencies, can help those at risk who have been diagnosed with osteopenia and osteoporosis.

"With a sound evidence based approach, we address the underlying cause of the problem," she says.

The workshop focuses on how to eat for healthy bones and what to avoid, nutritional testing, principles of an osteoporosis exercise plan, learning what is correct and safe. If you would like to book a place on this course (€120 ) call her on (091 ) 726344 or visit www.glenvillenutrition.ie  

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