How to Keep Your Bones Healthy

Osteoporosis causes bones to thin and weaken. With osteoporosis, bone minerals are lost, causing bones to become so brittle that they could result in a wrist, hip, or spine fracture.

No matter what your age, you can take steps to prevent bone loss.

Here are some preventative tips:

Between 10 and 20 Years of Age –

  • You will need 1,300 mg of calcium daily
  • Between 20 and 35 Years of Age –

  • get adequate calcium and exercise to help achieve peak bone density
  • At least 1,000 mg of calcium daily
  • Between 35 and 50 Years of Age –

  • Getting annually Bone material density scan
  • get adequate calcium and exercise to help achieve peak bone density
  • At least 1,000 mg of calcium daily
  • Older Than 50 Years of Age –

  • get adequate calcium and exercise to help achieve peak bone density
  • At least 1,000 mg of calcium daily
  • Get more Vitamin D

  • Sep 11, 2011      //   Orthopaedic Article  //  No Comments

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