Women’s Health Expert Shares Tips on Lowering the Risk for Hip Fracture to Lead an Active and Healthy Lifestyle
Most women have a love-hate relationship with their hips, but keeping them healthy is vital for a full, active life. Highly regarded women’s health expert, Donnica Moore, MD (“Dr. Donnica”), shares tips on how to keep hips healthy and how to reduce the chances of suffering a devastating hip fracture. She talks about the importance of a balanced diet and calcium and vitamin D supplements in keeping bones strong - as well as the role of physical activities and body strengthening exercises for preventing falls. Weight-bearing exercise - like walking, jogging, dancing or even gardening - can improve balance, coordination and muscle strength.
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