Answer these questions to determine if your bone density is at risk.
Have you suffered from bulimia or anorexia?
Do you drink more than 2 to 3 cups of tea or coffee daily?
Do you use sunblock with more than SPF 20?
Do you have a small, thin frame and weigh less than 60kg?
Do you always feel stressed or have a high-stress job?
Do you regularly drink more than 2 to 3 units of alcohol?
Have you ever over-exercised until your period stopped?
Have your period ever been irregular?
Do you eat meat, chicken or fish daily?
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