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Her commitment to her royal charity causes, including rape crisis centers, domestic violence, literacy and osteoporosis (which her mother had), has been noticed.
As a bonus, many leafy greens have vitamin K, which can reduce the risk of osteoporosis.
About six weeks after her baby was born, Brown suffered from multiple stress fractures and was diagnosed with a rare condition called postpartum osteoporosis.
During the teen years, that can mean a lifelong risk of osteoporosis and potentially fractures down the road.
The stated goal of the effort, funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, was to find ways to prevent heart disease, osteoporosis, breast and colorectal cancer in postmenopausal women.
The exception has been calcium, sometimes with vitamin D. For decades, doctors have advised women (and some men) to take calcium supplements to ward off osteoporosis.
Exercise at any age improves immune function, heart health and bone density, and reduces the risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes, obesity and osteoporosis.
These fractures usually occur in bones weakened by osteoporosis, low energy trauma or fragility from age.
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OSTEOPOROSIS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of osteoporosis for English Language Learners
medical : a condition in which the bones become weak and break easily
medical Definition of osteoporosis
osteoporoticplay \-ˈrät-ik\ adjective
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