Osteoporosis Prevention Directory
Before learning to prevent osteoporosis, first know your risks: being over 50, female, white or Asian, petite, prone to fractures, and having a family history. The best things you can do to prevent osteoporosis are to exercise, get plenty of calcium and vitamin D, and maintain a healthy weight. Also, if you smoke, you should quit smoking -- it doubles your chances of fractures. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to prevent osteoporosis, what actions to take and which ones to quit, how to learn your personal risk factors, and much more.
Best Exercises for Bone Health With RA
If you take corticosteroids for your RA, you’ll want to step up your exercise to help keep your bones strong.
Preventing Osteoporosis: 9 Questions and Answers
WebMD answers your questions about bone health and preventing osteoporosis.
Certain factors put premenopausal women at higher risk for osteoporosis, or bone loss, some within their control. WebMD explains.
It's possible to prevent osteoporosis. Learn how with these tips.
The Time to Prevent Osteoporosis Is Now
Bone up on what you can do to maintain bone health as you age.
Exercise for Osteoporosis
Health experts recommend exercise for osteoporosis; here's how you can get it.
Top 10 Health Tips for Women
Want a cheat sheet for healthy living? Our expert serves up her top tips for a lifetime of wellness.
New Weapons to Fight Osteoporosis
It's not just hormones anymore. Today, there are several ways to fight the brittle bones and potentially deadly fractures due to osteoporosis.