DEEPER WRIN­KLES MAY MEAN WEAKER BONES

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How wrin­kled is your skin com­pared to your friends’ of the same age? If it’s more so, you might need to take ex­tra care of your bones. Dr Lubna Pal of Yale Univer­sity found that the more pro­nounced a woman’s wrin­kles were by early menopause, the lower her bone den­sity. The rea­son is that skin and bone share com­mon build­ing blocks in col­la­gen. As we age, the changes in col­la­gen that cause wrin­kles are likely par­al­leled by sim­i­lar changes that af­fect bone.

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