Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a common condition that can lead to weak or brittle bones. Learn about its symptoms, risk factors and how you can prevent it.

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13 Health Conditions That Increase Your Risk of Osteoporosis

Some health conditions and the medications that treat them can make it hard to maintain healthy bone density—and that can raise your risk of osteoporosis. Here are the health conditions most associated with osteoporosis.

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7 Ways You Can Improve Posture and Ease Your Back Pain

Have back pain? Focusing on better posture may help. Here are ways to improve your posture, strengthen your...


This Is How Long Your Skeleton Takes to Regenerate Itself

The bone cells in your body aren't the same ones you were born with; the body is constantly turning over...


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9 Surprising Ways Bad Posture Can Mess With Your Health

Good posture is about a lot more than looking good; it can also influence your mood, your digestion, and your...


6 Silent Signs You Might Have Osteoporosis

Talk to your doctor if you suspect you have symptoms of this bone disease.

12 Foods That Heal Broken Bones

Get back in action sooner after a fracture: Eat a diet rich in these foods to make sure your bones...


7 Lifestyle Choices You Will Definitely Feel in Your Bones

Learn the surprising reasons your osteoporosis danger rises—and how to reduce the risk.

9 Secret Signs Your Bones Are in Trouble

Know the signs before it’s too late.


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40 Ways to Slash Your Risk of Osteoporosis

Practice osteoporosis prevention with these 40 ways that help lower risk, from adding more calcium to your diet to...


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8 “Harmless” Habits That Could Be Giving You Osteoporosis

You know you need your calcium, but you might not realize other lifestyle factors that could increase your risk for...


If You Have Osteoporosis, Living In Certain Cities Could Make It Worse

Can where you live or work affect your bones? Yes, it can, and it has nothing to do with sidewalks...

If You Have Osteoporosis, Science May Have Found a New Winning Treatment

For those with severe osteoporosis, a new treatment could provide much-needed protection for their bones.


Forget Being “Big Boned”—Are Your Bones Fat?

It turns out fat doesn't show up just on your belly or under your chin—it's actually in your skeleton.


The Terrible Workout Mistake That Weakens Your Bones (and You’re Probably Doing It)

Proteins in the blood that affect bone mineral loss and new bone formation ebb and flow when we exercise. Here's...


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This Mineral May Be Key to Protecting Your Bones (It’s Not Calcium)

Everyone knows that calcium is good for your bones, but you might be missing out on a more crucial mineral....


6 Bone Health Issues You Don’t Know Enough About—But Should

Unlike osteoporosis, these serious conditions aren’t caused by lifestyle choices—and some can’t even be prevented.

From Bad Posture to Good Posture: 3 Easy Tricks

Nix bad posture and slouching for good with these simple fixes.


Preventing Osteoporosis: Go Beyond Milk

Build stronger bones with these healthy tips.