Bone Health

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT OSTEOPOROSIS:             After age 35 or so, almost everyone loses bone. Factors that speed up bone loss include a low calcium diet, excessive elimination of calcium in the urine, sedentary life style, cigarette smoking, being underweight, early menopause, and over-treatment with medications such as thyroid hormone and cortisone. Osteoporosis is defined as 1) …

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