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Weight training and bone density

Weight train­ing is an essen­tial part of a pro­gram to main­tain mus­cle mass and pre­vent fragili­ty frac­tures. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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For Bone Density — Let Them Eat Prunes!

Eat­ing prunes improved bone den­si­ty in a 2011 study of post-menopausal women. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Vertebral Compression Fractures

Ver­te­bral com­pres­sion frac­tures from osteo­porot­ic bones affect more than half a mil­lion Amer­i­cans each year. Oth­er frac­tures occur from trau­ma or can­cers spread­ing to the spine. Learn the risks and treat­ment strate­gies. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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