Bone Care for the Postmenopausal Woman

World Osteoporosis Day 2013 thematic report

Issued for World Osteoporosis Day 2013, this report aimed towards doctors, clinicians and policy makers describes the importance of fbone health to women and their families, to health care professionals and systems, as well as to policymakers and their governments.

Bone loss accelerates at menopause, making women over 50 particularly susceptible to the potentially devastating effects of osteoporosis and fractures. No matter what your age, strategies for prevention should include a combination of targeted exercise, bone-healthy nutrition, avoidance of negative lifestyle factors, and early identification of individual risk factors. Take action today to maintain strong bones and muscles that will carry you through a lifetime.

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