Alcohol & Smoking

Controling your alcohol intake can connect you to healthier bones.  According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, on average, alcohol intake of 3 or more drinks per day is detrimental to bone health.

There's nothing good about smoking and your know it in your bones.  Stop smoking, and those that's easier to say than do, you can investigate programs, medications, and other stop-smoking methods that can help.

  • Smoking and Bone Health - An article from the National Institute of Health Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center regarding smoking and your bone health.

The information contained in this Web site is not intended to be medical advice. In all cases, the AOA recommends that you consult your own physician regarding any course of treatment or medication.