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Bone health

Having healthy bones is important at any age. Bones support your body and help you move around. They also protect organs like your heart and lungs.

Learn how to look after your bones and reduce the risk of developing osteoporosis.

It’s important to understand how your bones grow and when they start to lose density. Learn more about how regular exercise, calcium, vitamin D and bone health checks can help maintain healthy bones. Read more
Healthy bones help you stay mobile and independent. It’s never too early to look after your bones and reduce the risk of osteoporosis. Learn more about osteoporosis and osteopaenia, including common risk factors. Read more

This con­tent has been reviewed by a group of med­ical sub­ject mat­ter experts, in accor­dance with Jean Hailes pol­i­cy.