If you are experiencing a medical emergency please dial 911 immediately
You can slow the onset of osteoporosis or reduce its impact if you form habits that build and strengthen your bones.
It is best if you start healthy habits early in life, but it's never too late. Habits that build and strengthen bones include:
To maintain healthy bones as an adult:
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Carla J. Herman, MD, MPH - Geriatric Medicine|
|Last Revised||November 6, 2012|
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