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How do I prevent vertebral compression fractures?
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Dr. Paul Slosar
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Exercise
The only way to delay the effects of bone loss is to build stronger bones through exercise when you are young.
If you are diagnosed with osteoporosis, then you need medication to reduce the chance of fractures.

In brief: Exercise
The only way to delay the effects of bone loss is to build stronger bones through exercise when you are young.
If you are diagnosed with osteoporosis, then you need medication to reduce the chance of fractures.
Dr. Paul Slosar
Dr. Paul Slosar
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
In brief: By exercising, not
Smoking, taking adequate vitamin d and calcium daily, and getting periodic check ups with your physician to make sure that you are treated for any issues that may develop like thyroid disease which can affect your bone density.
When going through menopause, make sure you get screened for your bone density and keep up the same advice given. If bone density is low, make sure you are treated.

In brief: By exercising, not
Smoking, taking adequate vitamin d and calcium daily, and getting periodic check ups with your physician to make sure that you are treated for any issues that may develop like thyroid disease which can affect your bone density.
When going through menopause, make sure you get screened for your bone density and keep up the same advice given. If bone density is low, make sure you are treated.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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