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Here’s how you can prevent osteoporosis in 5 steps.(Unsplash)

Here’s how you can prevent osteoporosis in 5 steps

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2019 07:16 AM IST
In India, osteoporosis-related issues are rising at an alarming rate, especially among middle-aged women.
Osteoporosis is dangerous as bones become fragile and can break easily
Osteoporosis is dangerous as bones become fragile and can break easily

Fit and fine: What’s causing those fragile bones

Hindustan Times | By Kamal Singh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 21, 2018 12:14 AM IST
Low Bone Mineral Density or Osteopenia, which used to affect women in their late 60s and 70s is now common in ladies in their 20s!
There is little justification to use vitamin D supplements to maintain or improve musculoskeletal health, shows the study.(Shutterstock)
There is little justification to use vitamin D supplements to maintain or improve musculoskeletal health, shows the study.(Shutterstock)

Vitamin D supplements won’t prevent fractures or boost bone density

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2018 10:18 AM IST
A new study shows that vitamin D supplements do not prevent fractures, falls or improve bone mineral density, whether at a high or low dose.
Age pares us to the very bones. Oh, yes, and as the production of hormones in the body — testosterone in men and estrogen in women — drops, our bones get thinner and brittle, and more prone to fractures, a condition known as osteoporosis.(Istock)
Age pares us to the very bones. Oh, yes, and as the production of hormones in the body — testosterone in men and estrogen in women — drops, our bones get thinner and brittle, and more prone to fractures, a condition known as osteoporosis.(Istock)

Here are 5 foods that help to boost your bone health

Hindustan Times | By Abhinav Verma, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2018 11:36 AM IST
From prunes, nuts to salmon and broccoli, here’s a list of food that according to experts, are crucial for good bone health.
Health tests for all women: An annual visit to your doctor goes a long way in ensuring good health.(Shutterstock)
Health tests for all women: An annual visit to your doctor goes a long way in ensuring good health.(Shutterstock)

Important medical tests for women above 40 to avoid health complications

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Manali Shah
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2018 03:44 PM IST
Important medical tests for women above 40 should include mammogram and ultrasonography. However, they must look at a few others, including thyroid and bone mineral density test.
Dairy intake seems to be most beneficial for men over age 50, and continued to have positive associations irrespective of serum vitamin D status.(Shutterstock)
Dairy intake seems to be most beneficial for men over age 50, and continued to have positive associations irrespective of serum vitamin D status.(Shutterstock)

Turn to dairy for bone health: Milk, yoghurt, cheese boosts bone density among men

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 11:45 AM IST
A new study says that higher intake of dairy products, including milk, yoghurt and cheese, is associated with higher volumetric bone mineral density and vertebral strength at the spine in men.
Osteopenia is a condition in which bone mineral density is lower than normal, and is the precursor to osteoporosis.(Shutterstock)
Osteopenia is a condition in which bone mineral density is lower than normal, and is the precursor to osteoporosis.(Shutterstock)

Delhiites, you are at higher risk of getting osteoporosis. Here’s why

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2018 04:39 PM IST
A new study found that nearly 60% of respondents in Delhi, including men and women, are suffering from osteopenia and nine per cent already had osteoporosis.
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