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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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.

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Is Drinking Alcohol Bad for Your Bones?

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

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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.

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6 Water Exercises to Try

Water buoys joints and muscles, so there’s less stress on the body as well as a reduced risk of falling.

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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.

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Older Men Need to Embrace Diet, Exercise to Avoid Osteoporosis

I can hear middle-aged people saying now, "Osteoporosis is a woman’s issue." However, that statement is not telling the whole story. While it is fairly common knowledge that women have a high risk of developing this condition after the age ...