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Most people know to take calcium and vitamin D supplements to help prevent osteoporosis. As valuable as these steps are, they're not the only important measures you can take to prevent bone loss.
Do calcium supplements really help maintain bone health? Many health experts believe that other factors are also important. This guest article discusses other strategies to maintain strong bones.
Thinning bones are a big worry for older people. But, regardless of your bone density, if you never fall in the first place, your risk of fracturing a bone is greatly reduced.