Statistically, most women as they get older worry about developing osteoporosis. Are you worried about this? I am. The idea of my bones becoming brittle and weak and breaking easily sounds very constricting to an active life. I also don't want to get the classic stoop or lose any height don't have enough to lose)!
We reach our peak bone mass by age 30! And then it is downhill. Our family history, age, diet and hormone levels all can affect it. (those hormones strike again. Thyroid issues? More likely to have osteoporosis, for example. Also medications you may be taking or illnesses you may have can increase your risk for osteoporosis.
The 411 on osteoporosis. https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/osteoporosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20351968
SOOOO, what can we do to prevent it? Care to help me make a list?
Exercise such aerobics, walking, running, swimming as well as weight lifting. (I have been meaning to do each and every of those . . .)
Add calcium and Vitamin D. (I use orange juice that is fortified, think that is enough?)
Gulp . . . give up soda.
Any other ideas?
Are you worried about osteoporosis?