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Healthy Bones, Joints & Muscles

How can I keep my bones strong and healthy?

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  • AMehmet Oz, MD, Cardiology, answered
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    You can help prevent osteoporosis, or brittle bones, by following some  important steps, including taking the right daily amount of calcium and vitamin D.

    Learn how to shore up your bones by watching this video by Dr. Oz. 



  • AMichael Roizen, MD, Internal Medicine, answered
    We often forget that our bones are living tissues that need proper care. They undergo constant remaking and remodeling. We can make our bones younger. Doing so protects us for the long term, reducing our overall RealAge (physiologic age). How do we make our bones younger? By making them stronger. We can do that by taking 1,200 to 1,600 milligrams (mg) of calcium and 400 to 600 international units (IU) of vitamin D a day.
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