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.
How to Prevent Spinal Compression Fractures
To help prevent spinal compression fractures, build stronger bones. Learn more about osteoporosis, nutrients like calcium and Vitamin D, and exercise.
It's possible to prevent osteoporosis. Learn how with these tips.
Tips to avoid falling, and osteoporosis-related bone breaks
When you have osteoporosis, a fall can lead to broken bones. We’ve got tips on how you can stay upright.
Causes of Osteoporosis
WebMD explains the causes and prevention of osteoporosis. Discover what may increase your risk so you can take charge of your bone health.
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.
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.
Build Stronger Bones With Nutrition
Here's how getting the right nutrients can boost your bone strength and help prevent osteoporosis.