“How I improved my bone health”
What would you do if you were face with asteoporosis? To gain some insights, we spoke to three women about their journeys with the condition. By Sarah Marinos
Three women reveal how they cope with osteoporosis. By Sarah Marinos.
bout two-thirds of adults over 50 are affected by osteoporosis or its precursor, osteopenia – both of which lead to brittle bones. Although osteoporosis can happen at any age, oestrogen tends to protect bones in younger women. But during menopause women quickly lose oestrogen, which puts them at an increased risk of osteoporosis. So if you haven’t before, it’s time to give your bones a second thought.
Here, three women who have experienced poor bone health at different stages of life share their stories and reveal how they stayed healthy.