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Get your Z's
Scoring enough shut-eye (seven to eight hours a night) can be a tall order, but it can go a long way in preventing brittle bones. In fact, a Norwegian study found that having insomnia was associated with a 52 percent increased risk of osteoporosis. Previous research, the authors note, has shown that sleep problems can be a risk factor for pain conditions. It's also a vicious cycle: People with pain from musculoskeletal conditions are more likely to have trouble sleeping, too. All the more reason to start making sleep a priority—no matter how tough that can be.