How to Prevent Osteoporosis and Maintain Strong Bones

Osteoporosis can make your bones become more fragile. Your body isn’t replacing old bone with new bone, so you have an increased risk of fractures with this condition. Even something simple like bending over can damage your bones.(1)

Men and women are both at risk for osteoporosis. In America, over 53 million people either have this condition or have a high risk for developing it.(2)

Strong bones provide the body structural support, help maintain strength and mobility, and protect the brain and internal organs. Bones also store essential nutrients that the body can use to help other organs function.

Nutrient-wise, calcium probably comes to mind when you think about maintaining strong bones. Indeed, about 99 percent of this mineral resides in your bones. Low levels of calcium can contribute to low bone mass, rapid bone loss, and high fracture rates.(2)

Calcium works with other vitamins and minerals to support strong bones. Vitamin D, for instance, helps the gut absorb calcium and supports bone maintenance. Deficiencies in this vitamin can impair muscular function, increasing the risk for falls and injuries among older people.(3)

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Osteoporosis Perspective

The term “osteoporosis” actually means porous bone. (1) It is a condition in which bones lose their density, leaving them weak. As a result, this increases the risk of fractures or injury. (2) Osteoporosis most commonly occurs in women over the age of 50, however, osteoporosis can occur in men as well. (3) The good news is that certain lifestyle practices may help decrease the risk for osteoporosis.

Talk to your qualified healthcare practitioner about implementing these and other strategies into your routine.

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