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Can anyone tell me what major roles exercise play in bone health in seniors?
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Dr. Mohsin Jaffer
Family Medicine
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In brief: Bone
Bone density decreases with age.
More so in women than in men. Exercise helps to slow down that process!

In brief: Bone
Bone density decreases with age.
More so in women than in men. Exercise helps to slow down that process!
Dr. Mohsin Jaffer
Dr. Mohsin Jaffer
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Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
Also exercise maintains strength, stability and flexibility reducing falls.
Dr. Jaime Lopez
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Very important
e. The prevention of osteoporosis) is maintained with a combination of daily calcium intake and weight bearing exercise such as jumping, jogging, dancing, hiking, and walking. A person may also benefit from taking additional medications as prescribed by your physician. Talk to your doctor about how much calcium intake is right for you.

In brief: Very important
e. The prevention of osteoporosis) is maintained with a combination of daily calcium intake and weight bearing exercise such as jumping, jogging, dancing, hiking, and walking. A person may also benefit from taking additional medications as prescribed by your physician. Talk to your doctor about how much calcium intake is right for you.
Dr. Jaime Lopez
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