Assess Your Risk for Osteoporosis

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Rating 2.00 (3 Votes)

As a preventive measure it's a good rule for women to make Bone densiometric exams at least once before menopause and regularly after menopause as prescribed by their physician. Follow an appropriate diet that includes at least the recommended amount of calcium per day, which can range from 210 to 1,200 milligrams, depending on age. Since it is becoming clear that not only calcium but many other minerals and vitamins contribute significantly to bone health, it's important to incorporate these into your diet.

The most important vitamin for protection against Osteoporosis is vitamin D which is produced by our bodies with daily exposure to sunshine. Physical activity is also essential for guaranteeing bone health. Elimination of risk factors such as alcohol, smoke and sedentary lifestyle, work wonders for our bones and general health.

For more info, visit: