Bone Health Tips

“Talk to your doctor about when to start bone density screenings,” says Dr. Romy GhoshObstetrics/Gynecology (Ob/Gyn) physician at ARC Medical Park Tower in this recent discussion of bone health on the ARC Healthcare Minute.

In addition to bone density screenings, Dr. Ghosh also addresses things that you can do to keep your bones strong. “Be sure to practice weight-bearing exercises and consume calcium-rich foods,” she says. Dr. Ghosh also recommends calcium supplements. “Speak with your doctor about calcium supplements to ensure you’re getting the usually recommended 1000mg of calcium per day, and 1200mg for women over 50 years of age.”

To talk about your bone health, make an appointment with Dr. Ghosh; call 512-451-0161 or go online.

For more health tips from ARC doctors, tune into the weekly ARC Healthcare Minute which airs on KLBJ News Radio 590AM/99FM on weekdays at 7:29am and 8:29am.

Tags: KLBJ, ARC Medical Park Tower, Bone Health, Romy Ghosh, MD