Osteoporosis refers to advanced loss of bone mineral density and an increased risk for disabling fractures. Osteopenia refers to more moderate loss of bone mineral density, and usually occurs several years before osteoporosis is diagnosed. Both Osteoporosis and osteopenia are clinical diagnoses usually made after have a bone density test performed, such as DEXA scanning.
Typically both osteoporosis and osteopenia worsen over time. Although a Ten Years Younger lifestyle can to a large degree stop further loss in bone density. For people with advanced loss, an optimal lifestyle with specific medications can regrow bone mineral density.
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Keep in mind the essentials to optimal bone health are weight bearing activity, strength training, plus essential bone nutrient intake: calcium, magnesium, vitamin D, and vitamin K. It is the combination of activity and nutrients that is essential for healthy bones.
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