July 21, 2013
Latest Osteoporosis News: Brand New Technology Reveals Effects Of Vitamin D Deficiency On Bone Microstructure, Big Pharma Wins Yet Again, Nationwide Water Contamination Alert, And More!
There is a great deal of osteoporosis news to share this time. For the first time ever new technology allows researchers to see three-dimensional images deep within bone, revealing some until-now unknown effects of Vitamin D deficiency on bones. Merck continues to flex its strong muscles; a US District Court judge has recently ruled in the drug giant’s favor – … Click to continue →
July 18, 2013
Summer is a time for picnics, fairs, and all kinds of outdoor gatherings. And there always seems to be a cooler at these events, filled with soft drinks. But these sugary beverages, and especially cola, harm your bones and take a heavy toll on your overall health. Not surprisingly, many in the community have sent emails asking for bone-healthy substitutes … Click to continue →
July 15, 2013
In the Save Our Bones Program I recommended that you get as many vitamins and minerals as possible from food sources. Vitamin B complex presents a unique challenge, because there are few alkalizing food sources that contain it. So today, I give you a list of the alkalizing food sources for each one of the B complex vitamins. You’ll be … Click to continue →
July 11, 2013
In the past, I used to have an “all-or-nothing” attitude. If I couldn’t go for something 100 percent, then I didn’t want to go for it at all. But with my busy schedule, I began to realize that I was missing some great opportunities. For example, I’d skip walking or exercising on some days. Realizing this, I taught myself to … Click to continue →
July 8, 2013
If the record high temperatures across the western United States are any indication, summer has definitely arrived. These are the infamous “dog days” of summer, and it can be a challenge to stay cool and dry. Conventional deodorants contain a lot of toxic chemicals that can harm your bones. And as you’ll read today, the concept behind “antiperspirants” is not … Click to continue →
July 2, 2013
Vivian Answers Day #28: Calcitonin Nasal Spray Still Prescribed By Doctors, Persistent Back Pain Between Shoulder Blades, Natural Ways To Reduce Or Eliminate Wrinkles, And More!
Hi Vivian – Would like to know your comments on calcitonin nasal spray that my doctor prescribed recently. He suggested this when I asked him about strontium supplementation. I do have a history of thyroid problem and have been told I must take calcium supplements for life so I include calcium/magnesium in my vitamin regimen. I am 84 – and … Click to continue →
July 1, 2013
Latest Osteoporosis News: Big Changes For The Osteoporosis Drug Market, Scientists Catch Up On Bone Remodeling, Mainstream Scientists Concoct A Dangerous Drug Cocktail To Treat Osteoporosis, And More!
Changes are afoot in the world of osteoporosis drugs. As more bisphosphonates are losing their patents, these drugs are slowly but surely no longer the “gold standard” for osteoporosis. So Big Pharma, in hopes of keeping profits up, is scrambling for new research that will give rise to a completely different class of drugs. Also, to harbor more interest in … Click to continue →
June 26, 2013
Every now and then, the Mainstream Media reports some health-related news that reminds me of how necessary it is to keep digging deeply to bring out the truth, and how important it is to share it with you. This month, the New York Times published an article authored by Dr. Paul Offit, warning about the dangers of "large quantities" of … Click to continue →
June 24, 2013
If you’ve been diagnosed with osteoporosis, the prospect of developing a Dowager’s Hump can be very frightening. Also known as kyphosis, Dowager’s Hump is a gradual curving forward of the thoracic vertebrae. As it progresses, the upper back appears more and more hunched and rounded, the head is pushed forward, and shoulders are excessively rounded. It’s not just unsightly; kyphosis … Click to continue →
June 19, 2013
While they are a convenient and sanitary modern invention, bathrooms can be dangerous to your bones. According to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 234,000 people over the age of 15 were treated for injuries sustained in bathrooms, and 4 out of 5 of those injuries were the direct result of falls.1 In addition, … Click to continue →