Heather Wilson, DO, Ridgeview Westonka Clinic

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Are you getting enough calcium and vitamin D as you age?

Posted by Heather Wilson, DO, Ridgeview Westonka Clinic on Feb 26, 2019 1:30:00 PM

Osteoporosis is something all women should prepare for no matter their age. After age 30, women begin to gradually lose the inner portion of their bones due to sensitivity to hormones, including estrogen, and the amount of calcium in their bones decreases. Osteoporosis weakens bones, leading to the likelihood of fractures, particularly in the hip, wrist and vertebrae.

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