If you’ve fractured a bone as an adult you know what a threat fractures can be to your health and quality of life. But we want to assure you that it’s not too late to strengthen your bones and prevent future fractures.

Oftentimes women who have had a fracture are so shaken by their experience that they begin treating their bodies as though they were fragile and delicate, restricting their activities and avoiding placing too much strain on their bodies. This is unfortunate because exercise is just what you need to prevent another fracture! But before you can get back on your feet you have to regain some confidence in your bones.

You can’t change the fact that you’ve had a fracture, but you can take action every day to make sure it doesn’t happen again. The basic approach we recommend is:

  • An alkaline diet to reduce the demands on your bones
  • Medical-grade nutritional supplements to give your bone-building cells the support they need, especially including vitamin D
  • Regular exercise
  • Stress relief
  • Avoiding substances that weaken bone

Be mindful of the fact that certain exercises like high-impact activities may not be appropriate for women who have already had a fracture caused by bone fragility. But there are still plenty of options for you to exercise to better bones.

No matter what the current state of your bone health, it’s never too late to get started.

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