Bone loss and aging

by Cathy Parkes January 12, 2019

LevelUpRN Bone Loss Tip of the Day Bone loss begins at 35 years old. In order to prevent osteoporosis, individuals should engage in weight-bearing exercises. FYI - swimming is NOT weight-bearing.


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