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Tired

Tired

I seem to tire more easily. Is this part of having osteoporosis

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Osteoporosis has nothing to do with us getting more tired. Much of it is age; and much of it is sitting around too much and letting our muscles atrophy.
We need to get off the couch and walk, and do simple exercises to keep our muscles toned. First, you have to make your mind up that you want to do something good for your body. Start out simple and for short periods and work yourself to longer periods. You gradually get better, and stronger, and it gets easier to do it. And you feel better for it and your body is in better shape than if you had done nothing. So come on, get off that chair and go for a walk, or do some stretching, or do some appropriate exercising.

posted almost 2 years ago
A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I find I also need to push myself but when I’m in my exercise routine I start to feel heaps better. A lot of GP’s say we don’t need all the extra vitamins but I feel more alive when I do take a multi vitamin!

posted almost 2 years ago
A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I alone, am responsible for how I take care of my body. I know I will have physical issues for the rest of my life. It is up to me to find better doctors that care about my health. It is up to me to get enough sleep and rest. It is up to me to eat right, and stop eating all the sugar and fat and processed foods and fast foods. They maybe easier and quicker, but they are bad for my body. It is up to me to take the supplements my body needs. It is up to me to exercise my body on a regular basis doing appropriate exercises with my own physical issues in mind. It is up to me to be sensible about the physical things I do and don't do, like not getting on a ladder, and no deep bending and no heavy lifting that could cause compression fractures; and being aware of my surroundings and being careful so that I don't fall.
Nobody can do all this for us, we have to take responsibility and do it for ourselves. And it will greatly improve our lifestyles. :-)

posted almost 2 years ago
A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I just read an article on webmd. A slide show about visual guide to osteoporosis. It is very good and informative

posted almost 2 years ago
A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

And yes I think tired is a part of it😢

posted almost 2 years ago
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