Dr. Oz played his favorite childhood game on his show, Operation! Lets see how much you know about bone health, bone injuries and osteoporosis!
1. True or False: If you have swelling or inflammation with a bone injury, apply a warm compress for 30 minutes?
FALSE!!! You should always treat bone injuries that are inflamed or swollen with ice, never heat.
2. True or False: Drinking too much alcohol can lead to the weakening and thinning of bones?
TRUE!!! If you are a women who is having 2 or more alcoholic beverages a day, then you are increasing your chances of osteoporosis.
3. Is 10 minutes of sun a day enough to help your bones?
Yes, actually 15 minutes of sun each day is what Dr. Oz usually recommends.