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Cases of weak bones (osteoporosis) and life-changing fractures from falls are on the increase. Find out what you can do to keep your bones fit for purpose whatever your age.
Read how Judi Paxton beat osteoporosis by making some simple changes to her lifestyle.
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Bone-boosting diet and exercise tips to help your child build strong, healthy bones for life.
It's never too late to look after your bone health – just follow these practical tips.
Best exercises for building and maintaining strong bones for all age groups.
What you eat today will help to keep your skeleton strong for the future.
Take this simple test to work out if your risk of falling is considered ‘low’, ‘medium’ or ‘high’.
Work out if you’re at risk of osteoporosis and breaking a bone in the next 10 years.
How to keep your bones strong and healthy following the menopause.
All about calcium, including good sources, how much you need and the risks of taking too much.
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All about vitamin D, including good sources, how much you need and the risks of taking too much.
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Strength exercises that can be done at home to help improve your health and mobility.
Flexibility exercises for older people that can be done at home to help improve mobility and prevent falls.
Simple balance exercises that can be done at home to help improve your health and mobility.
Gentle sitting exercises that can be done at home to help improve mobility and prevent falls.
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Watch this video to find out how to test whether you or a loved one are at risk of a fall.
Media last reviewed: 29/09/2015
Next review due: 29/09/2017
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