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Bone, Muscle & JointOsteoporosis
December 9, 2016

How to beat osteoporosis

Remember your mother telling you to get enough calcium for strong bones and teeth? It’s good advice. Osteoporosis is caused when there’s an imbalance between new bone formation and old bone reabsorption. When you’re an osteoporosis sufferer, your bones literally “thin” out. You lose too much, make too little, or both. Your bones become weaker and more prone to injury, even from a minor fall. Also known as the “silent disease”, osteoporosis mainly affects women. Bone is constantly removed and replaced with new bone, and by the time bone growth peaks, a man’s bone mass is significantly more than a…
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