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Are low-impact aerobics recommended for people with osteoporosis?

Low-impact aerobics are an excellent way to put additional weight on your bones to stimulate bone growth. This exercise also increases muscle strength with a lower chance of injury. 
The Osteoporosis Cure: Reverse the Crippling Effects With New Treatments

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The Osteoporosis Cure: Reverse the Crippling Effects With New Treatments

Once considered a progressive, incurable disease, osteoporosis can be prevented and/or treated in both early and later stages thanks to recent breakthroughs and medical developments. Now a medical...

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