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Keep Moving to Prevent Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a big issue for post-menopausal women Load-bearing physical activity before a meal can reduce risk of osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a serious health condition that diminishes quality of life and increases risk of fractures, especially of hip and thigh bones. Physical activity, properly applied, and nutrition can slow the rate of loss of bone…

Preventing Osteoporosis

A major issue for post-menopausal women But older men are also at risk Osteoporosis is an age‐related chronic disease. It’s typified by diminished bone mass and micro-architectural deterioration that leads to reduced bone quality and strength. This disease affects more than 14 million Americans, especially post-menopausal women. Lack of ovarian hormone production after menopause leads…