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What is osteopenia and how is it related to osteoporosis? Read this article to learn the subtle differences between these conditions.
Osteoporosis has many causes, including family history, lifestyle factors, and certain medical conditions. How can you decrease your chance of having weak bones?
Preventing osteoporosis involves getting enough calcium and vitamin D. Calcium is what helps you build new bones, and vitamin D is what helps you absorb calcium from food or supplements. Find out what you should be eating to build bones.
A 2009 study found that the bone density of vegan Buddhist nuns and non-vegetarians are identical. Though vegans typically do not consume enough calcium and protein, findings show that they are not at an increased risk for osteoporosis.
Article explains 6 important things you can do to start your osteoporosis prevention program, including exercises and tips for eating a calcium-rich diet. Even if you have osteoporosis, these steps may help you stay strong and prevent spinal compression fractures.