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As we get older our bodies go through natural changes. Our bones become thinner and may become brittle. This weakening of the bones also increases the risk of fracture often times from a fall in person’s diagnosed with Osteoporosis. Our joints begin to stiffen and we find ourselves unable to do physical activity with as much ease as we used to if arthritis develops. Sometimes these naturally occurring changes cause pain and swelling further limiting our mobility and diminishing our quality of life. The good news is there are steps we can take to prevent Osteoporosis and increase our bone and joint health (Mulvihill et al., 2006). Exercise builds strong bones and joints. Active people have increased physical and
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Unformatted text preview: psychological benefits and less likelihood of developing arthritis or Osteoporosis. Also important in maintaining optimal bone and joint health is consuming a diet rich in calcium and Vitamin D. Avoid smoking and limit your caffeine and alcohol consumption to further ensure your bones and joints remain strong. For further help or for answers to your questions about bone and joint health see your doctor (Mulvihill et al., 2006). References Mulvihill, M. L., Zelman, M., Holdaway, P., Tompary, E., & Raymond, J. (2006). Human diseases: A systemic approach (6th ed.). Upper Saddle River,NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall....
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This note was uploaded on 07/06/2011 for the course HCA 240 240 taught by Professor Stone,g during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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