Prevention

What can I do to prevent osteoporosis?

You can take action to maintain and improve your bone health at every stage of life. Adequate calcium intake, proper vitamin D levels (to help absorb calcium) and specific exercises are all important for healthy bones. For people with low bone density or osteoporosis these 3 factors are very important.

  • Calcium is essential for building and maintaining bone. Calcium combines with other...
  • Vitamin D plays an essential role in bone health
  • Regular physical activity and exercise plays an important role in maintaining or...
Author: Osteoporosis Australia Medical & Scientific Advisory Committee
Last updated: 06/25/2014 - 11:03