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.

  • Alcoholics Anonymous - A self-help group focused on helping those with alcohol problems become sober and maintain sobriety.

There's nothing good about smoking and you know it in your bones.  Stop smoking, and though 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 website 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.