Calcium-rich foods are everywhere, and you might be surprised to find out that dairy products don't have to be your only source of it. Dr Taher Mahmud explains some of the ways you can improve your calcium intake.
Just how much calcium should I be getting? Dr Taher Mahmud of the London Osteoporosis Clinic discusses nutrition, and how calcium intake can help build healthy bones, especially while we are young.
Everyone knows exercise is good for you - but just how good for you is it? In our last interview with Dr Taher Mahmud, we discussed the risks exercise can carry. Now it's time to move on to the benefits. How can exercise improve our lives?
Just as everyone knows water is wet, the fact that exercise is good for you is common knowledge. However, as with many things in our daily lives, it comes with its own set of risks. Dr Taher Mahmud runs through some of the risks you should pay attention to.
In the months and years leading up to the menopause, some symptoms may start to display, giving indication change is on the way. Dr Taher Mahmud talks about the menopause, and how it can affect our bones and joints.
Osteoporosis is a serious condition that affects hundreds of thousands of people in the UK - however, it is treatable and preventable. Dr Taher Mahmud of the London Osteoporosis Clinic explains how.
Around 10 million people over the UK suffer from some form of arthritis, the most common forms being osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Dr Taher Mahmud discusses why he believes arthritis should be treated as a medical emergency.
Vitamin D is sometimes nicknamed ‘the sunshine vitamin’, as our skin produces it naturally in a direct response to sunlight. Dr Taher Mahmud of the London Osteoporosis Clinic gives us the basics of vitamin D and bone health.
Exercise can reduce the risk of cardiovascular problems such as heart disease, or heart attacks, but did you know that exercise can also reduce your risk of osteoporosis and bone fractures? Leading consultant rheumatologist Dr Taher Mahmud tells us how.
Osteoporosis happens when bones become gradually more fragile. This can progress painlessly, until a bone suddenly breaks. Expert rheumatologist, Dr Taher Mahmud, explains more.