While the average senior is losing 1% of their bone density every year, they can by taking positive and natural efforts like doing a weight work out three times a week, and following a strong bone density eating plan, easily add an additional 1% of bone density per year, thus maintaining bone density even in the senior years. Bone is not stagnant, 15% of your bone minerals are being replaced every year, stay active and as conscious of building bone at every age of your life.
It's worth taking care of yourself.
Who's at Greater Risk of Hip Fracture?
Reg and I, are both considered the high-risk area for fractures.
Reg has the loss of balance problem associated with frontal lobe dementia and at 69 years with slender build and osteoporosis in his family all being high-risk factors for a fracture and I have osteoporosis of the spine and I am borderline osteoporosis of the hip. Reg was advised by his doctor to walk on uneven ground to maintain his balance, and I am advised to do weight bearing exercises and make sure my diet meets my nutrient requirements to help maintain bone density. As a partnership, we share everything so after I use my weights, I pass them to Reg and say, ‘it’s your turn’, and we go on our uneven surface walks together.
Reduce the risk factors that can make you more vulnerable to fractures.
(HealthDay News) -- A hip fracture can be a very serious injury. People who break a hip are up to 18 percent more likely to die within a year that other people their age, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says.
While some factors are beyond your control, there are things you can do to reduce your risk. The academy offers this list of things that increase your risk of hip fracture:
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