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Learn About Osteoporosis

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Quit Smoking
Smoking is bad for your bones as well as your heart and lungs.

Drink Alcohol in Moderation
Alcohol can make it harder for your body to use the calcium you take in.

Lower Your Risk of Falling
Falls can break bones.

Here are some questions to ask your doctor about preventing osteoporosis:

  • What should I eat and how active should I be to prevent osteoporosis?
  • Am I currently taking any medicines that cause bone loss?
  • How much calcium and vitamin D is right for me?
  • How do I know if I have osteoporosis?

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