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  • Weight bearing physical activity is important for reducing bone loss.  However, to increase bone density, activities — such as high impact aerobics or running — must generate relatively high loading…

  • Is Walking Good for Bone Health?

    The three primary pillars of bone health have always been a calcium-rich diet, vitamin D and weight-bearing exercise. Walking has always been considered a great option for a weight-bearing exercise. …

  • Endocrine News – BONE AND MINERAL Click here for full PDF.  Hidden Fissures: Hip Fracture Rates End Years-Long Decline ERIC SEABORG, MAY 2017 Hip fracture rates had been declining for years…

  • Bone density is only one part of the story We have long known that there are factors other than bone density that affect a person’s risk of having a fracture.…

  • What is Bone Density Testing?

    A bone density test—also referred to as a DXA scan or a bone mineral density (BMD) test—is the current way to diagnose osteoporosis. The test measures the QUANTITY of bone…

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