The USPSTF (2011) recommends that women age 65 or older be routinely screened for osteoporosis, and that routine screening begin in younger women whose fracture risk equals that of a 65-year-old woman without risk factors. AAFP supports this position. The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF, 2008) recommends that adults over age 50 receive 1200 mg of calcium and 800 to 1000 IU of vitamin D3 daily. NOF recommends BMD screening in women age 65 and older and men age 70 and older, as well as in post-menopausal women and men age 50 to 69 based on their risk factor profile. ACOG endorses the NOF guidance.

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Are Menopause Symptoms Playing Havoc With Your Health and Relationships? Are you tired of the mood swings, dryness, hair loss and wrinkles that come with the change of life? Do you want to do something about it but are wary of taking the estrogen or antidepressants usually prescribed for menopause symptoms?

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