Bone thinning (Osteopenia and Osteoporosis) is increasing at an alarming rate. The danger is that you can easily fracture bones and potentially end up incapacitated. No one wants to lose their independence.
The best treatment is preventing this disease. Building strong bones should start as young as possible. Getting adequate calcium, and Vitamin D, Vitamin K are all important. It is best to eat a wide variety of vegetables and fruits, and to get healthy sun exposure. Regular exercise that puts some pressure on your bones is also important. Walking and using weights are an easy way to encourage your body to build healthy bones. Not smoking and avoiding sodas are good bone healthy habits to have.
Balancing your hormones is an often forgotten way to keep your bones strong. Progesterone, Estrogen, and Testosterone all play important roles for bone health. Treating with bio-identical hormones is more than just eliminating symptoms like hot flashes, night sweats, poor sleep, mood swings, etc. Using bio-identical hormones properly can also help you to build and regain healthy strong bones.