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How Much Calcium Should I Take?

Ninety-nine percent of calcium in the body (and that is 3 pounds of the stuff!) is in our bones. And since bone is in a constant state of being torn down and then being built back (remodeling), let's just say it goes without saying that we NEED adequate calcium for good health. Calcium is important [...]

By |2019-05-13T16:59:38-04:00October 30th, 2017|0 Comments

DX Severe Osteoporosis: Part VI — Drug Therapy, Fixing Without Healing

This is Part VI of a multi-part essay about my own personal experience with osteoporosis. I will be taking you through the diagnostic and treatment phases of my care in hopes that it provides you a better understanding of osteoporosis in general, and pearls that you can use to better your own bone health.  (Start [...]

By |2019-07-02T10:45:17-04:00October 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Supplemental Calcium for the Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis: New Guidelines by the EMAS

Eye opening stats: -  Approximately 50% of women and 20% of men will become osteoporotic and suffer some type of fracture within their lifetime. -  Spine and hip fractures can be debilitating, life changing events leading to long term pain and rehabilitation. -  Twenty-eight percent of women and thirty-seven percent of men who sustain a [...]

By |2019-05-13T17:01:59-04:00October 14th, 2017|0 Comments