I've always heard that we should take all kinds of milk and dairy products to care for our bones, those structures that sustain us and that are developed throughout life. However, more and gain more medical advice about what to do to prevent osteoporosis.
Inevitably, the years pass for all, so as a "better safe than sorry," women must take care always to have strong bones at all ages. So to clarify our doubts, here are some tips that we must consider all no matter how old you are.
If you think that menopause causes osteoporosis inevitably, be aware that this is not always true. What happens is that around age 45 begin to lose bone mass and this increase with the decrease of estrogen, but as I said earlier we can prevent lines. It is therefore very important that we become aware of how important it is to enhance the care of bone health to reach 40.
When we think of these diseases we see in the mirror of our mothers, but not always have to repeat history. While there is a hereditary component, on the other hand we have a percentage that depends on environmental factors.
If you exercise, follow a diet rich in calcium and limit or eliminate the consumption of snuff and alcohol, then we will offset the genetic side and we will ensure that our bones healthy.
Caring for our weight
The weight itself that influences the health of our bones. As always, the ideal is to maintain an average weight, not skinny or fat. Although, as always, being overweight is not, since recent studies have shown that women have more fat in the stomach also have less bone density, especially in the area around the abdomen, so this is another reason to get a diet.
How to know the state of our bones
You've ever wondered how to know what state are your bones, since there is no outward sign. To test this star is the densitometry with the measured bone density at the age of 45, you should do it periodically to make solution (treatment and behavior change) if it is low.
To prevent and recover
And if this article came too late for your hands and you are among the group of women with bone problems, know that with proper treatment can slow this loss and sometimes even regain bone mass.
Ask your doctor what is best for you, as the ingestion of pills daily, now treatments are added weekly, monthly or bimonthly. Calcium supplements and vitamin D help those women with low bone density.
Now that we know what can happen to our bones if we care as we should, we have no excuse not to follow a diet rich in calcium, watch our weight and of course, start practicing sport.
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