Prevention of Osteoporosis (cont.)
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Lifestyle and Osteoporosis Prevention
Limit Alcohol Intake
Regular consumption of 2-3 ounces of alcohol a day may be damaging to bones, even in young women and men. Heavy drinkers are more likely to have bone loss and fractures. This is related to both poor nutrition and increased risk of falling.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/13/2016
Coburn Hobar, MD
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