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The top 10 osteoporosis myths — Setting the record straight about your bone health

by Dr. Susan E. Brown, PhD

Are you frightened by what you hear about bone loss and osteoporosis?

You certainly don’t need to be! That’s because much of what we’re told — such as osteoporosis is inevitable as we age — is in fact, a myth.

In reality, there’s a lot you can do to build bone strength, prevent osteoporosis and reduce fracture risk — at any age.

Our new slide show sets the record straight. Don’t let harmful osteoporosis myths keep you from building strong bones.


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Original Publication Date: 03/26/2012
Last Modified: 10/24/2013
Principal Author: Dr. Susan E. Brown, PhD