Source: Maturitas, 2014, Vol 79 no 1 p. 122-132
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Date of publication: September 2014
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: Postmenopausal women over 50 years of age have an increased risk of sarcopenia and osteoporosis because of deterioration of musculoskeletal health. These disorders both increase the risk of falling and fractures. The disorders can easily be curbed by a health and active lifestyle, including intake of protein, vitamin D and calcium as well as physical activity. These will all build bone and muscle strength and will lead to less likelihood of falls.
Length of publication: 10 pages
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