Compression fractures. Spinal curvatures. Generalized poor health. You don't want these! So do what you can to stay away osteoporosis. Nutrition is a huge aspect in doing exactly that, and Chiropractic Associates is your Preston healthcare partner to direct you. Let's talk about some good osteoporosis-prevention lifestyle choices for your whole family.
Chiropractic Associates understands well the above listed effects of osteoporosis in both men and women and that osteoporosis could be thought of as a disease of youth. You build bone mass when you are young. If you build enough then, you'll have enough to lose a little as you age. Odd, isn't it?
So, what can Preston patients do to block osteoporosis?
- Eat a nutritious diet, particularly between 10 and 14 years. Exercise and be active, too. Why? Well, it sets up good habits for life plus bone mass increases are most noted in these years and before age 18. (1) Talk to your kids about osteoporosis!
- Take Vitamin D. Why? Lack of Vitamin D may put you at risk for osteoporosis-related spinal stenosis. (2) Chiropractic Associates cares for many Preston patients to relieve stenosis pain, but try to avoid it!
- Don't smoke, especially young men. Why? Men who smoke in young adulthood don't develop bone mineral density as well as non-smoking men. (3)
- Avoid anti-depressants, if possible. Why? They increase the risk of fractures of all types like compression fractures often related to osteoporosis. (4)
With a little nutrition, activity, good lifestyle choices, and some chiropractic care, osteoporosis and its results may be lessened. Contact Chiropractic Associates to discuss your and your family's strategy for Preston osteoporosis management and prevention.
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