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Bone, Muscle & Joint Health | Diet & Nutrition | Women’s Health
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How young women can maximize bone growth

Holly L. Thacker, MD, talks about how young women should give more thought to their bone health, and much earlier in life, than many actually do. If you’re in this camp, maybe you’re not aware that you can grow bone density all the way up to ages 25 to 30! To maximize bone growth, get plenty of calcium and vitamin D — milk is one obvious source — and exercise.

Speaking of Women’s Health

Tags: bone, bone density, bone health, Bone loss, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis
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Holly L. Thacker, MD, Director of the Center for Specialized Women's Health and Executive Director of Speaking of Women’s Health, is nationally known for her leadership in women's health.

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