As you'll see in this eMedTV resource, lifestyle changes can improve your bone health and reduce your risk of osteoporosis and fractures. This presentation explains how quitting smoking, being more active, and making other changes can make a difference.
If you're making a list of reasons to quit smoking, you can add stronger bones. Studies have shown that smoking increases your risk for osteoporosis and bone fractures. Here's the good news -- the effects of smoking on bones are reversible. So, quitting smoking now can help improve your bone health over time, along with your overall health.
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This video clip explains how a healthy foot works.
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