If you are over 50, vegan, or female, you need to read this. If you are underweight, post-menopausal, or avoid exercise, you should read this. If you have bones, you should read this. Actually, everyone should read this. It’s about your bones. And it’s a wake-up call to take care of your bones before it’s too late.
I am 53 years old, and I do not take my age for granted. I eat a whole foods, vegan diet. I do yoga, power walk, or use my TRX equipment at least 5 days per week. I get 8 hours of sleep every night and practice meditation every morning. I wear sunblock when I go outside, and I take vitamin D and turmeric every morning. So imagine my shock when my gynecologist told me my bone density test indicated a decrease in bone density. I have osteopenia, I condition that can lead to osteoporosis and fractures.
What is osteopenia? And how did this happen to me? Continue reading