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Bone Up on Osteoporosis Protection For Life (Win Dr. Fuhrman’s new DVD! – read on!) by Alexandra Jamieson Posted Wed 15 Jul 2009 12:00am When I first decided to live a dairy-free life, about 10 years ago, I was amazed at how many people asked me “Where will you get your calcium? Aren’t you afraid of steoporosis?” I knew, after reading all the natural health and vegan nutrition books, that I didn’t have to worry. Still, it’s hard to convince people th ... Read on »
Osteoporosis Raises Risk of Bone Fractures - You Need Osteoporosis Protection for Life! by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted Tue 18 Aug 2009 10:06pm No one wants creaky bones, but the number of hospitalizations for osteoporosis-related fractures has increased in the United States, jumping 55% since 1995. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality says more than 254,000 hospital stays are due to injuries stemming from osteoporosis. That’s why Dr. Fuhrman made a DVD called Osteoporos ... Read on »
How to lower your risk of bone fractures due to Osteoporosis by Ann H. Patient Expert Posted Fri 06 May 2011 12:12pm Osteoporosis is a silent disease that makes your bones more likely to break. As many as 50% of all women and 25% of all men over age 50 will break a bone due to Osteoporosis.  Discover your risk of a hip fracture in the next 10 years by taking this quiz from The Osteoporosis Health Coach (and get a free, personalized action plan to help ... Read on »
Are you at risk of a bone fracture from osteoporosis? by OlwenAnderson Health Maven Posted Mon 04 Jan 2010 8:46pm Now here's a handy tool..... a free online calculator to assess your risk of a bone fracture from osteoporosis. You can find it here  When you've put in all the data, the program will calculate the percentage probability of a fracture within the next 10 years. By the way, question 12 ... Read on »
Bone Up on Your Knowledge of Osteoporosis by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Mon 15 Jun 2009 5:30pm Osteoporosis can cause the loss of 20 percent of total bone mass for women in the first five to seven years after menopause, but it may be reversed if detected early. Even with advanced cases, treatment can improve bone health. At the Sinai Hospital Center for Bone Health, our osteoporosis experts can deduce whether you need treatment or are a ... Read on »
Agave fructans for healthy bones, fighting osteoporosis by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 05 Apr 2010 12:00am - The agave plant, famous for giving the world tequila, contains natural fructans that seem ideal for use in preparing so-called functional foods with health benefits over and above serving as a source of nutrients, scientists reported ... Read on »
Vanishing Bones: Understanding Osteoporosis by ArthritisReliever .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCE: At birth, the human skeleton is made up of 275 different bones, but even as bones mature and appear to be quite strong, over time they can easily fracture, and for millions of Americans, those fractures are linked to osteoporosis. SHONNI SILVERBERG, MD: Osteoporosis is a condition in which there is architectural degeneration of bone, a ... Read on »
Do We Really Need Milk And Dairy Products To Build Stong Bones And Prevent Osteoporosis? Where Do Vegetarians Get Their Calcium? by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:34pm 1 Comment San Francisco Vegan Chiropractor Comments: We have been educating patients on the benefits of a plant based diet at our San Francisco Financial District Chiropractic Clinic for about 15 years now. I was first introduced to a plant based diet when I was a teenager growing up in Miami, FL. It made sense to me even then. However, I did not real ... Read on »
Osteoporosis And Bone Health - Why The Optimal Intake Of Vitamin D and K Is More Important Than Calcium Supplementation by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 3:16pm Part 1 An estimated 10 million Americans - 8 million women and 2 million men - have osteoporosis (porous bones). Another 34 million have low bone mass, placing them at increased risk for osteoporosis. (1) Osteoporosis and Osteopenia (low bone density)*, is related to many factors beyond calcium need and optimization. Magnesium, Zinc, Coppe ... Read on »
Osteoporosis And Bone Health - Why The Optimal Intake Of Vitamin D and K Is More Important Than Calcium Supplementation by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 3:16pm Part 2 Vitamin K, which is best known for its role in blood clotting, is also an essential nutrient for bone formation. Apart from playing a key role in bone health, vitamin K deficiency is linked to cardiovascular health, insulin resistance and Alzheimer’s disease. In bone health, vitamin K and D are synergistic nutrients in calcium and b ... Read on »