This is for my fellow epilepsy warriors, just in case you didn’t know, like me, People with epilepsy are at higher risk than other people for developing osteoporosis and fractures. The Epilepsy Foundation also mentions that women have a higher risk of developing osteoporosis (and therefore broken bones) than men and people on multiple antiseizure medications are at higher risk for bone loss.
All of those facts were a little shocking at first but learning about it now is better than finding out when it’s too late. Now, more than ever, I’m very glad that I exercise because exercising helps keep your bones strong. This is just another reason to keep doing what I’m doing.
It is also recommended to have a Well-Balanced Diet With Enough Calcium & Vitamin D. This includes dairy (milk, yogurt, cheese, etc.), green vegetables and fatty fish like salmon and tuna.