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Strontium Demystified: Everything You Wanted To Know

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...ay series. But I’ve noticed that more strontium related questions keep coming, so I’ve decided to compile all the information about strontium in one place to serve as a handy reference for you. An Introduction to Strontium Strontium is an element abundantly found in mineral compounds which has many uses in the metal industry. It is also utilized in medical imaging equipment, pyrotechnics, optics, and pottery glazes. One of the most... Click to continue →

Vivian Answers Day # 26: Caffeine and Calcium, Cartilage Integrity, Strontium Conundrum, Osteopenia Diagnosis, Alkalizing Drink, And More!

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...ineral but, because of its reactivity, it is never found in an isolated form in nature. It’s invariably bonded to some other molecule. It’s the same with manufactured strontium supplements – that’s why you’ll usually see the strontium listed as “strontium citrate” or “strontium carbonate.” Strontium ranelate is the main ingredient in the osteoporosis drug Protelos. It’s bonded to ranelate because that’s not a natural substance – drug companies... Click to continue →

ALERT: Strontium Blood Clot Risk Confirmed By New Study

alert 60 comments that period, VTE or blood clots were the most frequent severe cardiovascular side effect. The study also breaks down other commonly reported side effects, including severe skin rashes and blisters. Let’s keep in mind that strontium ranelate is a combination of strontium with synthetic ranelic acid, a “necessary evil”, so to speak, to make the product patentable, since strontium is a naturally occurring element. While I don’t... Click to continue →

Vivian Answers Day #19: Protein, Agave, Strontium, Density Exercises, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, Barley Grass, Anti-Depressants, Weight Loss, And More!

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...l amounts of naturally-occurring strontium found in organic calcium supplements are not a problem. It’s only when strontium is used as a drug or supplement in much larger doses that it becomes an issue. For the full scoop on strontium, read ‘Strontium Demystified’. Here’s to getting “unconfused”! Question & Answer #4 I would like to know what are the best exercises to reduce or stop my bones getting any weaker or thinner than... Click to continue →

‘Vivian Answers Day’ #10: Goat Milk, Soup, Strontium, Fluoride, Weight Loss, pH Balance, Dancing, Calcitonin, Forteo, Actonel And More!

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...cise routine for vibrant bone health. Have fun and keep moving, Question & Answer #5 My question is why you do not recommend taking strontium as a supplement for osteoporosis. -Sandra Dear Sandra, I don’t consider strontium a supplement because its presence in bone and in the rest of the body is minimal. Strontium can have undesirable side effects, most commonly diarrhea, nausea, headaches and skin irritation, the latter sometimes... Click to continue →

‘Vivian Answers Day’ #6

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...ion in your question. For that reason, in the Save Our Bones Program I devote several pages to discuss the drug Protelos TM (strontium ranelate). Here are the main points why strontium ranelate (and by extension, any form of strontium, such as strontium citrate, carbonate, or lactate) is not a good choice: Strontium has its own long list of undesirable side-effects, commonly ranging from nausea to skin irritation, and less often (fortunately),... Click to continue →

‘Vivian Answers Day’ #3

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...competes with calcium protein carrier in the blood. The human skeleton is mostly made of calcium, which constitutes 1.5 to 2 percent of the body weight of an adult. On the other hand our bodies only contain 320 to 400 mg of strontium. Strontium acts as a bone thickener. In the Save Our Bones Program I mention a study suggesting that it does not affect the quality of the bone mineral, but rather the quantity. In other words, the outer cortical... Click to continue →

Vivian Answers Day #14: pH Test Strips, Alkaline Water, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Protelos, Chlorine, Vitamins, Half-Life Of Drugs, And More!

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...m specifically for men. But the recommendations are equally applicable to both. The European drug Protelos, the most common brand name for Strontium Ranelate, is different from the other drugs in that it combines the mineral strontium with ranelic acid, a synthetic molecule. But studies have shown that strontium is a bone thickener, especially affecting the outer cortical layer, thus making bones more susceptible to break. I explain this drug in... Click to continue →

Your ‘Ask Vivian Week’ Answers

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...ons in the Save Our Bones Program apply equally to both. Actually, there is a section titled Men and Osteoporosis in Chapter 1 of the manual. Protelos is one of the brand names for Strontium Ranelate. It is different in that strontium is a naturally occurring element. However, Protelos is combined with ranelic acid, a purely synthetic molecule. Protelos has its own list of side effects, such as nausea, diarrhea, headaches, fainting, and blood... Click to continue →

‘Vivian Answers Day’ #7

vivian-answers-day 82 comments dosage recommendation on calcium, see my answer to Mary. So don’t be concerned… be informed… and take action to “save YOUR bones”! Wishing you great success with the Program, Question & Answer #9 Specifically, why is strontium support II (from citrate) not good for bones? Highly regarded Dr. Jonathon Wright’s patients have had good results with this. He writes about this, periodically, in his monthly newsletter, Nutrition and Healing.... Click to continue →

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