There is a relationship between MS and osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is common and usually more serious in MSers.
Do you know about osteoporosis? Wanna bet? Make sure you know the facts instead of just the myths. Read the facts to be sure.
So take this quick 8-question test to see if osteoporosis is a possibility. If it is possible, or if you have been diagnosed, or if you are a woman -- especially a post-menopausal MSer -- adjust your diet to strengthen your bones. Here are some diet tips to keep your bones healthy. While you are eating calcium-rich foods, you might want to reduce the amount of soda you drink.
Remember if you have mobility problems or are in a chair, your lack of weight-bearing exercise increases your risk. Because I am an MSer with severe osteoporosis, I sometimes write about osteoporosis on this ms site. Here are previous posts on Vicki's Blog and Down the MS Path.
Taking care of yourself includes taking care of your bones.