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will exercise help if you think you have osteoporosis?

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Dr. Frederick Singer
57 years experience Endocrinology
Beneficial.: Exercise is mainly beneficial in osteoporosis patients because strong legs are likely to prevent falls. There is only a slight benefit to preserving bone.
Answered on Feb 19, 2015
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