7 Ways to Enhance Your Bone Health

Talk with your doctor about prevention.

Because every individual is different, it is important to start talking with your doctor about your particular risk for osteoporosis as soon as possible. Topics to discuss include whether you need to get a bone density scan, whether your health history — as well as your family history — makes you more likely to develop osteoporosis, and whether some of the new bone-building medications might be right for you.