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How Sleep Affects Your Osteoporosis Risk

Did you know that a lack of quality sleep can harm your bone health? Here’s what you can do to combat the effects.

By Martin Reed
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How to Keep Up With the Grandkids Despite Osteoporosis

There's nothing like the feeling of spending time with your grandchildren. But when you have osteoporosis, how do you ensure quality time isn't hard on your bones?

By Eileen Bailey
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Osteoporosis: What You Can Do Now to Reduce Your Risk

While most women don't see the effects of osteoporosis until later in life, there are things you can do when you’re young to reduce the risk.

By Allison Bush
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Osteoporosis-Friendly Exercises to Try

Exercise can help you maintain and build bone strength when you’re living with osteoporosis. Here’s how to build a safe routine that works for you.

By Lara DeSanto
Frequent Exercise Maintains Bone Health

Frequent Exercise Maintains Bone Health

Exercising at least twice a week is required to maintain bone health and prevent bone loss.

By Nancy Monson
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Is Drinking Alcohol Bad for Your Bones?

Here’s what you need to know about alcohol consumption and osteoporosis.

By HealthAfter50
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Foods High in Vitamin D and Calcium

You can meet your needs for vitamin D and calcium by eating a variety of nondairy foods. Here are some to try.

By HealthAfter50
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Does Milk Really Benefit Bones?

If you are at risk for or have osteoporosis, you may be wondering if there’s any good reason to drink milk. Here’s a look at the controversy—and our advice.

By HealthAfter50