Many Middle-Aged Men Have Thinning Bones

Osteopenia and osteoporosis are often seen as a woman’s health issue, but a new study involving 173 middle-aged adults revealed that low bone mass in the hip was common in both sexes. The findings suggest that men should take steps to help ensure their bone health by eating a wellbalanced diet rich in calcium, getting adequate vitamin D, and performing weight-bearing exercise.

Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, May 2019