There is a biohack option besides DXA for observing bone quantity and quality. That biohack is called the Echolight REMs diagnostic ultrasound. The good news is we have one in Asheville.
If you recently had a bone density test recommended by your physician and are now wondering about DEXA scan accuracy, you are practicing wise discernment.
Your health and wellness require your participation. And active health is the way to go if you want to be in the driver’s seat and avoid some unpleasant circumstances.
Echolight and your bone identity … let’s break down both of these things to share why these are vital elements you need to know more about. Knowing your bone identity is powerful wisdom that can help you in your health journey, and your bone identity is learning things like your bone mineral density, bone quality, and more.
Everyone should be curious about how to build strong bones because strong bones are the foundation of whole body health. So let’s talk about the best biohack (maybe ever!) if you want to know how to build strong bones and safely and prevent bone loss.
If you have diabetes, you may know the relationship between diabetes and bone density. As it turns out, recent studies have actually shown a correlation between diabetes and bone fractures. So what are these studies telling us about diabetes and bone density?
Bone health care is one of our primary concerns at StrengthX. Did you know bones are living tissue? That’s right, bones are alive! And keeping your bones alive and well is essential, no matter how old or young you are.
Let’s dig into what Osteogenic Loading is, what an isometrics workout consists of, and why you should care. John Jaquish created osteogenic Loading (also known as OGL), and it’s a combination of “biofeedback” and max “isometrics” that therapeutically stimulates osteogenesis from four different body positions– the chest press, leg press, core pull, and vertical lift. Osteogenesis is a fancy word for bone creation. If you’re interested, you can read more about this in John Jaquish’s book called Osteogenic Loading (OsteoStrong Edition), found here.
Is it possible to have bones stronger than steel? Absolutely! In fact, healthy bones ARE stronger than steel, even though they are 50 times lighter. Believe it or not, one cubic inch of healthy bone is capable of bearing a 19,000-pound load. That’s equivalent to about 5 standard pickup trucks!