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Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
You really cannot: If you do not have osteoporosis there is no need to do anything. Osteoporosis is treated with specific medications. Doctors will tell you that exercis ... Read More

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Dr. Bradley Butkovich
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
A well rounded diet: Is key for healthy bone growth. Outside of that specifically focusing on calcium intake is beneficial. Younger people typically don't need calcium ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Alost Jr
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Calcium: Any resistance traning and exercise that involves walking running dance aerobic and cross fit will stress the skeleton and help the body perserve ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Exercise: Weight bearing exercise is far more important than any foods. Taking calcium and vitamin D will help and you can get both from milk. For good health - ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bone strength: The best way to increase bone density is through a combination of adequate calcium and vitamin d intake, along with weight bearing exercise. If you a ... Read More
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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Bone food: A low glycemic diet would be helpful. This would help your immune system. You also want to keep your bones healthy, so calcium and consider glyconutri ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Bone density: Foods are not the answer. You need a reasonable amount of calcium daily - milk is good for your bones. You also need 1000 or 2000 units of vitamin D a ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
58 years experience Endocrinology
Dairy products: If you have been on a low intake of calcium and vitamin d (or little sunshine) you might improve bone density slightly over several years by increas ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Limited benefit: At your age, an adequate common-sense diet is enough to give you the bone strength that nature intended. However, the much-hyped vegetarian calcium/po ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nolan Segal
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Helps: Calcium, vitamin d and exercise make for strong bones.

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