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10 Ways to Lower Your Bone Fracture Risk

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Tai chi class in the park.
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Foods rich in calcium.
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Get enough calcium and vitamin D


A teaspoon of salt.
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Lessen your salt intake


Balancing in an exercise class.
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Maintain good balance to reduce the risk of falls


Multicolored pills of different shapes.
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Drugs can help


Man holding on to a wooden handrail.
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Use the handrail on stairs


Clean living room.
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“Fall-proof” your house


Mature adults jogging together.
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Keep exercising


Senior tying shoelaces on sneakers.
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Dress and accessorize to prevent falls


Man standing up from his desk.
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Pause after standing up


Bedroom nightlight.
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Use nightlights


PJ Hamel

PJ Hamel

PJ Hamel is senior digital content editor and food writer at King Arthur Flour, and a James Beard award-winning author. A 16-year breast cancer survivor, her passion is helping women through this devastating disease. She manages a large and active online survivor support network based at her local hospital and shares her wisdom and experience with the greater community via HealthCentral.com.