wise to take at least 400 units of vitamin D daily in addition to eating a calcium-rich diet.
(3) Boron, Take 3 milligrams daily. Until recently, boron wasn't considered to be of much importance. Although the body only needs a tiny amount of this mineral, boron has proved to be a big help in preventing osteoporosis and may even help your brain to work better. Boron is found in most fruits and vegetables. Dried fruits (prunes and apricots) are the best sources. In both sexes, boron appears to help the body maintain the essential minerals necessary to prevent bone loss.
Some studies have found that hormone replacement therapy may help in osteoporosis. However, hormone replacement is not without risk. Some researchers report that women who take estrogen increase the odds of getting cancers of the breast and uterus.
Osteoporosis is not an inevitable part of aging: with proper planning and intervention, it can be prevented. Studies have shown that weight-bearing exercise, such as walking, running, jogging can help build strong bones and increase muscle mass.
Researchers have also shown that diet and lifestyle can make a significant difference in reducing the risk of osteoporosis.
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