Unformatted text preview: ~weight-bearing exercise ~calcium & vit. D supplements ~not smoking, no excessive alcohol or carbonated beverages-Loss of heigh t occurs from small vertebral fractures -Joints become stiffer from: ~arthritis ~loss of articular cartilage ~tightening of tendons & ligaments-Most rapid bone loss in women occur: ~b/c of menopause...
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This note was uploaded on 03/11/2008 for the course BIOL 055 taught by Professor Wallace,kathleen during the Fall '07 term at Penn State.
- Fall '07