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 Update on osteoporosis

NEW DELHI: While a great many people worry about their heart and know that rising blood pressure and cholesterol levels are not a healthy sign either, few seem to care about the need to keep their bones healthy.

A new pilot study carried out  revealed that there isn’t enough public awareness about how to keep the bones healthy. Most people tend to dismiss ailments related to the bones as an “old age disease”.  More on osteoporosis and attitudes in India here

Osteoporosis – a gender-blind disease

excerpt from the National Osteoporosis Foundation
According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, today, 2 million American men have osteoporosis, and another 12 million are at risk for this disease. Yet, despite the large number of men affected, osteoporosis in men remains underdiagnosed, underreported, and inadequately researched.

Muriella’s Corner newsletter has researched and included articles on all aspects of osteoporosis, beginning with the challenges of definition of osteoporosis to nutrition and bone health

There is also general information on your bones and you as well as a section on woman to woman issues and osteoporosis.

For example, there are issues raised below that every woman should know about.

 Osteoporosis and Fosamax
excerpt from Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP

In a mere 20 years, the perception of osteoporosis has morphed from a rare but serious disease that affected only older women to a frightening condition of epidemic proportions that threatens almost half of post-menopausal women in the US.

Not much has changed except the hype.   The publicity about osteoporosis is mostly about profits, not about women’s health.

Every woman should understand that there’s so much you can do to support bone health — naturally and without drugs, at times many patients actually reverse osteoporosis by fixing their nutrition and digestion and adrenal function.

Cut through the hype and understand the reality behind your risk of osteoporosis — and what you should be doing to promote bone health no matter your age.  Read more


Comments on: "|Osteoporosis| nutrition and cultural attitudes" (2)

  1. Has anyone had an success with strontium helping with osteoporosis? I just bought my first bottle after reading an article on it and thought it was worth the investment.

  2. Osteoporosis is a spreading disease. However there is different equipment to help.

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