Health Tip: Protect Against Osteoporosis07/05/13
(HealthDay News) -- Your osteoporosis risk depends on many
factors that you can't control, such as age, gender and
On the other hand, there are things you can do to help protect
your bone health. The U.S. National Institutes of Health mentions
- Eat a full and balanced diet, including getting enough calcium,
vitamin D and protein.
- Lead an active lifestyle, including getting enough
- Don't smoke.
- If you take certain medications -- including some drugs
prescribed for endometriosis, cancer, seizures, arthritis or asthma
-- talk to your doctor about what you can do to help protect your
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