Environmental Toxins and Bone Loss: How Lipoic Acid can Help

Exposure to toxins in our environment can cause serious health issues. Heavy metals, bisphenols, pesticides, and phthalates are ubiquitous and impossible to avoid. These toxins are known to increase our risk of diabetes, heart disease, cancer, stroke, neurological disorders, and yes, osteoporosis. What can be done to reduce these risks? Eating organic and avoiding toxic [...]

By |2019-05-19T22:52:08-04:00January 26th, 2013|0 Comments

Excess Cortisol Increases Fracture Risk

The use of laboratory tests for assessing what may be contributing to bone loss is one of the most important things you and your doctor can do in managing your treatment of osteoporosis. There are numerous lab tests available to physicians that have been found to be correlated in some manner or another with excessive [...]

By |2013-01-20T15:23:00-04:00January 20th, 2013|0 Comments

Calcium and Vitamin D

You probably know that sufficient intake of calcium and adequate vitamin D from either diet or through exposure to the sun’s rays are necessary for bone health. Here are a few facts that may be new news:Approximately 200 mg of calcium is lost from your skeleton each day and needs to be replaced. Calcium is [...]

By |2013-01-17T20:07:00-04:00January 17th, 2013|0 Comments

Indivisible Pattern of Oneness

  Both matter and energy act like particles and moving interconnected fields at the same time. Whether studying an electron revolving around the nucleus of a molecule, the planets around the sun, or viewing galaxies playing within the forces of the universe, their movements, their existence, are of both quanta and the fields of energy [...]

By |2013-01-16T14:38:00-04:00January 16th, 2013|0 Comments

Medications Associated with Osteoporosis

The following is a partial list of medications associated with secondary osteoporosis:    -  Glucocorticoids such as cortisone and prednisone    -  Thyroxine (excess)    -  Antiseizure or anticonvulsants such as phenytoin and phenobarbital     -  Lithium    -  Anticancer drugs    -  Depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (Depo-Provera)    -  Heparin (long-term)    -  Aromatase inhibitors such as Arimidex, Aromasin and [...]

By |2013-01-16T13:47:00-04:00January 16th, 2013|0 Comments

Natural Approach to Osteoporosis a Proven Success

Twelve years ago when I was diagnosed with severe osteoporosis I knew that simply taking osteoporosis medications to harden my skeleton was not the answer. I was in search of a natural solution to my osteoporosis, one that made them healthy and not just denser. Each book or article and website I found claimed to [...]

By |2019-03-18T12:00:19-04:00January 15th, 2013|0 Comments

Steroids (Oral and Injections) and Osteoporosis

If you have a chronic inflammatory or autoimmune disorder such as asthma, COPD, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, polymyalgia rheumatica or multiple sclerosis, most likely you were prescribed an oral glucocorticoid (corticosteroid) medication such as cortisone or prednisone. Unfortunately, long-term use of these steroids carry high risks for developing some very nasty side effects...including osteoporosis. [...]

By |2013-01-13T04:03:00-04:00January 13th, 2013|0 Comments

Vertigo, Vitamin D and Osteoporosis

If you have ever felt the world spinning around you with a loss of balance and possibly nausea and vomiting, you were having an episode of vertigo. Not something that anyone needs, most especially if you have a weakened bone structure that is vulnerable to breaking if you fall. Vertigo and the fragile bones of [...]

By |2013-01-10T04:13:00-04:00January 10th, 2013|0 Comments

Laboratory Tests for Osteoporosis

One of the best weapons we have for fighting osteoporosis is the availability of laboratory tests. Not only can they be used to identify the cause(s) of bone loss and to rule out other disease processes, but some of these tests can then be repeated to help monitor effectiveness of treatment. Any abnormal test results [...]

By |2013-01-06T17:45:00-04:00January 6th, 2013|0 Comments

Hope and Happy New Year!

It was a perfect first day to a new year here in New England...absolutely beautiful. The snow was crisp and the skiing exhilarating. I hope you were all able to enjoy the day.As founder of OsteoNaturals, and someone who has personally battled osteoporosis, I would like to offer you encouragement. And, most of all, hope. I [...]

By |2013-01-02T03:43:00-04:00January 2nd, 2013|0 Comments