Patients can start as early as their 20s to take steps to prevent osteoporosis later in life.

How to prevent osteoporosis

No matter how old you are, keeping your bones healthy is important. If you're young, starting good habits will set you up for success in the future. And, if you are getting older, ensuring you maintain your bone density is incredibly important when working to prevent osteoporosis.

In this week's Martha Jefferson Monday segment we are talking with Dr. Megan Swanson to find out what tips you can use to keep your bones in the best possible condition.