Bones: Guide to Bone Health

Feel It In Your Bones:

The Gaspar’s Best Guide to Bone Health

As you can imagine, your bones are central to your health – they store calcium, provide structure, anchor muscles, and protect your organs. While the most important work towards building a healthy skeletal system takes place during childhood and adolescence, there are still plenty of steps one can take as an adult to preserve and improve their bone health.

Bone Health Is Critical

While your skeletal system may seem static, it’s always changing. New bone is made while old bone is broken down. After the age of 30, this continues, but you begin to lose a bit more bone mass than you gain. Maintaining as much bone mass as possible as you age then becomes key to preventing conditions like osteoporosis (which causes your bones to become weak and brittle) and improving 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 important to tell your doctor about your diet, family history, and other factors that might not be immediately apparent so they can help you safeguard your bone health.

Supplements for the Skeletal System
Ortho Molecular K-Force
K-Force is a high-concentration vitamin K and vitamin D combination formula designed to support bone, cardiovascular and immune health. Order from our online store today. Ortho Molecular Vitamin D3 50,000 IU
Vitamin D is a steroid vitamin, a group of fat-soluble pro-hormones that are best known for the role they play in supporting bone health and aiding in the absorption of calcium and phosphate from the gastrointestinal tract. Order from our online store today.

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