Prevention is the key What can you do to promote bone health?
Eat foods that promote bone health
Do not smoke
Limit alcohol consumption
Begin taking calcium 1200 mg in divided doses with Vitamin D (ladies over 45)
How do you know you have Osteoporosis?
Women over the age of 65 will need a Bone Density Scan. The test measures the density of your bones and can show bone loss, osteoporosis and your chances of fracture. What is the treatment for Osteopenia/ Osteoporosis?
Treatment (Fosamax, Prolia, Boniva)
Weight bearing exercises
Calcium 1200 mg with vitamin D
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