My doctor recommended I take vitamin D to keep osteoporosis at bay. Now I’ve read the vitamin doesn’t do as much for bones as once thought. What gives?
Simple ways to keep osteoporosis at bay
Boning up: Don’t let brittle bones impair your health
Women should add strength training to fitness routine
While cardio work is vital, it’s also important for women to add weight training to their fitness routines.
Give your body the vitamin D-fense it needs
The “sunshine vitamin” is essential for strengthening bones, proper cell growth and bolstering the immune system.
Ask Dr. P: Keeping Osteoporosis at Bay
Dear Dr. Prescott, I am a 53-year-old postmenopausal woman and have been diagnosed with osteopenia (low bone density) in my spine and hips. I run about 15 miles a week and participate in barre, Pilates and yoga weekly. I also take calcium, magnesium and vitamin D supplements daily. My mother had osteoporosis, and my two […]