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Perimenopause and Bone Health: Protecting Your Skeleton

Amidst the hormonal shifts of perimenopause, safeguarding bone health becomes paramount. It’s important to understand and discover practical strategies to protect your skeleton during this transformative phase.

Hormones and Bone Health

As estrogen levels fluctuate during perimenopause, so does the impact on bone health. Estrogen plays a crucial role in maintaining bone density, and its decline can lead to an increased risk of osteoporosis. Understanding this connection sets the stage for proactive measures.

Building Bone Resilience from Within

Explore the nutritional landscape that supports strong and resilient bones. From calcium-rich foods to vitamin D sources, discover how a well-balanced diet contributes to maintaining bone density. Research supplements that can be beneficial and how to integrate them wisely into your routine.

Exercise for Bone Density

Tailored workout routines can enhance bone density, providing a shield against osteoporosis. There are many exercises like a brisk walk or bodyweight squats that that not only promote bone health but also contribute to overall well-being during perimenopause.

Lifestyle Choices: Allies or Adversaries?

Uncover the lifestyle factors that can impact bone health. From the role of alcohol and caffeine to the importance of quitting smoking, daily choices can influence the strength and resilience of your skeletal foundation.

Emotional Well-Being and Bone Health

Perimenopause is not only a physical transformation but an emotional one as well. Believe it or not, there is a strong connection between emotional well-being and bone health. Stress management, self-care practices, and nurturing your mental health become integral components of the holistic approach to bone wellness.



About Michelle

Michelle is a Doctor of Physical Therapy at Webb Physical Therapy, located in Lawrence, Kansas.  She's worked in PT for close to 10 years, and believes each patient should be treated with a holistic, whole person approach to healing.

She is devoted to helping her patients develop individualized treatment plans to help them achieve their specific goals.

Call (785) 813-1338 for a free 15 minute phone consultation, or email

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