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Bones: Understanding Bone Health

Bones are the body’s major store of calcium, provide structure and support, anchor muscles, and protect organs. While childhood and adolescence are when one should focus on developing a strong skeletal system, there are several things individuals may do as adults to maintain and enhance their bone health.

Why Your Bone Health Is Important

Your skeletal system may appear to be stable, but it is actually in a state of constant change. Bone growth occurs while bone breakdown takes place. This continues until you are 30 years old, when the rate of formation begins to surpass the rate of loss. Maintaining as much bone mass as possible throughout your lifetime is critical for avoiding diseases like osteoporosis (which causes bones to become weak and brittle) and enhancing your quality of life later on.

What factors affect bone health?

As with your other bodily systems, many factors affect the health of your skeletal system. These include:

  • Height
  • Age
  • Family history
  • Physical activity
  • Amount of calcium in your diet
  • Alcohol and tobacco use
  • Hormone levels
  • Certain medications

It’s critical to disclose any dietary changes, family history, and other factors that may not be immediately obvious so your doctor can assist you in protecting your bone health.

Supplements to Support Your Skeletal System:

Ortho Molecular K-Force

K-force is a high-concentration vitamin K and vitamin D combination supplement that aims to promote bone, heart, and immune health. Today, place an order through our internet site.

Ortho Molecular Vitamin D3 50,000 IU

Vitamin D is a steroid vitamin, meaning it’s a type of fat-soluble prohormone that helps to support bone health and absorb calcium and phosphate from the stomach. Today, place an order through our website.

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