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My mother is 90 years old, weak bones, weak muscles. What is a great supplement?
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Dr. Paul Hartlaub
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In brief: Calcium and vit D
Adults with thin bones, called osteopenia, benefit from taking about 1200-1500 mg of calcium daily, along with about 800 units of vitamin d.
Osteoporosis is a more severe form of thin bones that may require a medication to help prevent broken bones. 800 units/day of vit d also can help prevent falls in older persons. A good iphone reference for general screening is my health checklist 2012.

In brief: Calcium and vit D
Adults with thin bones, called osteopenia, benefit from taking about 1200-1500 mg of calcium daily, along with about 800 units of vitamin d.
Osteoporosis is a more severe form of thin bones that may require a medication to help prevent broken bones. 800 units/day of vit d also can help prevent falls in older persons. A good iphone reference for general screening is my health checklist 2012.
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