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Osteoporosis Prevention & Treatment
Exercise & Estrogen

  • Section 3
  • Medications that Prevent Bone Breakdown
  • Fluoride
  • Monitoring Osteoporosis Treatment Success

EXERCISE, CIGARETTE SMOKING, AND ALCOHOL

MedicineNet: How important are life style modifications in preventing or treating osteoporosis?

Dr. Truong: In addition to good nutrition with adequate calcium and vitamin D intake, regular exercise, stopping smoking, and curtailing alcohol consumption are very important in preventing and treating osteoporosis.


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