Bone health is a subject that can cause concern and fear in women as they move towards and past menopause.
As women move into menopausethe bone-protective effects of estrogen during the menstrual cycle go away and then there are the effects from having a period each month.
Bone health can change and bones can be more brittle creating a higher incidence of bone fracture as we age. I have seen firsthand how an elderly woman falling having a bone fracture impacts her quality of life and health.
Oftentimes I have seen dealing with a falling and fractures has been one of the first signs of decline in health for women.
So as women start to approach menopause their thoughts turn toward treatments to keep their bones strong. The most common treatment that women take for bone health is calcium.
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