October 24, 2010 by Vivian Goldschmidt, MA
What is the best calcium to take and amount for a person 5′ tall and weighs 108 pounds?
Calcium is required by volume and weight more than any other mineral in the body. As I write in the Osteoporosis Reversal Program, 800 to 1200 mg a day can meet the requirements of an adult person.
October 10, 2010 by Vivian Goldschmidt, MA
I am a 77 year old female. Have been on Fosamax for 5+ years and have shown no improvement in bone density (I’m now at -3.5).
Doctor has recommended Reclast but I’m reluctant to substitute one drug for another.
Saw your Osteoporosis Reversal Program and am interested in starting it. Are there cases in which even that won’t work?
September 27, 2010 by Vivian Goldschmidt, MA
Do fractured bones heal slower due to osteoporosis? and is age a factor – 81 years old?
Excellent question! As I write in the Osteoporosis Reversal Program, bones are living tissue that can regenerate and rebuild itself. Here’s an interesting paradox
September 22, 2010 by Vivian Goldschmidt, MA
For my 10th birthday, my parents gave me a hardcover edition of Aesop’s Fables, and I fell in love with the entertaining tales. All the while my young, impressionable mind … Continue Reading →
September 14, 2010 by Vivian Goldschmidt, MA
What do you think of Reclast? My Dr has ordered this for me to help strengthen my bones.
Reclast (zoldedronic acid), also known as Aclasta outside of the US, is an intravenous bisphosphonate. So the same applies to Reclast (including their nasty side effects) as to any other bisphosphonate drug, except that
September 8, 2010 by Vivian Goldschmidt, MA
Once again bisphosphonates, the most widely prescribed osteoporosis drugs, are linked to a dangerous condition. This time, it’s cancer of the esophagus, one of the deadliest cancers. Not long after … Continue Reading →
September 1, 2010 by Vivian Goldschmidt, MA
It’s always a little sad to see summer – and its bounty of nutritious berries, tomatoes, cucumbers and melons – come to an end. Luckily, the autumn harvest offers a … Continue Reading →