Strengthening Your Foundation: Navigating Bone Health Through Menopause

As a female functional medicine physician who has extensive professional experience with menopause, I understand the deep impact this transition has on various aspects of health, especially bone health. Menopause, marked by the end of menstrual cycles, brings about significant changes in bone density due to declining estrogen levels. Estrogen plays a crucial role in maintaining bone strength, and its reduction during menopause accelerates bone loss, increasing the risk of osteoporosis. Understanding this shift is vital for taking proactive steps towards preserving and enhancing your bone health.

The risk of osteoporosis, a condition characterized by weak and brittle bones, escalates significantly after menopause. This makes fractures more likely, particularly in the hip, spine, and wrist. However, knowledge is power. Awareness of this heightened risk is the first step in prevention. It's essential to integrate lifestyle choices that actively support bone health....

Continue Reading...

Hear the latest news first!

Join our list today! Receive specials, promotions and our weekly wellness blog!