The Menopause-Arthritis Connection
HSS rheumatologist Dalit Ashany, MD, addressed how women going through menopause can decrease the risk of developing osteoarthritis in an article by The Arthritis Foundation.
She recommended starting bone density screenings earlier for women with inflammatory arthritis than other women. Additionally, she advised doing weight-bearing exercise and getting enough calcium and vitamin D.
Read the full article at blog.arthritis.org. This article also appeared in the February 2018 print edition.