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What is the best way to build or maintain bone health at 55?

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Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine
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In brief: Diet/exericse/meds

It depends on where you are.
If you have normal bones, then exercise, calcium from food such as dark greens, almonds, broccoli with some supplementation, vitamin d along with weight bearing activity such as running, jumping, aerobics and weight training can help. If you have some bone loss, hormone replacement and fosamax/boniva like drugs may be needed if you are a candidate.

In brief: Diet/exericse/meds

It depends on where you are.
If you have normal bones, then exercise, calcium from food such as dark greens, almonds, broccoli with some supplementation, vitamin d along with weight bearing activity such as running, jumping, aerobics and weight training can help. If you have some bone loss, hormone replacement and fosamax/boniva like drugs may be needed if you are a candidate.
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