Osteopenia And Hormone Replacement Therapy

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Q:  I am 60 and past menopause and did not do the HRT.   You have never mentioned Hormone balancing.  I have an alternative medicine MD that I can visit regarding this.  Do you think it is necessary to reverse the osteopenia?  Or can this be done with diet alone.  My lower vertebrae are 2.4. A: Thanks for taking the time … Click to continue →

Is Didrocal The Same As Fosamax?

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Q:  I was a user of Fosamax for about three years but I hated taking it and now I'm sure I will not continue using this product. Do you know if Didrocal fits in the same category as Fosamax etc?  Is there a recommended site I can research for more info? A:  Didrocal is a bisphosphonate administered for 14 days … Click to continue →

What About Ipriflavone As Part Of An Osteoporosis Diet?

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Q:  I have bought and read your book and found it to be most helpful. Do you think just by changing diet and taking no supplements I can halt or reverse my osteoporosis? You do not mention Ipriflavone as an alternative treatment for osteoporosis and I would be interested to know if you have any views on this product. Having … Click to continue →

Osteoporosis, Fosamax, And Your Jaw

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Q: I have to visit the dentist tomorrow; I have a tooth that is tender. After reading what you and others say about Fosamax and problems with the jaw, I am nervous. How extensive does dental work need to be to cause these problems? I am talking cavity or root canal (hopefully not), do I have to be concerned about … Click to continue →

Thyroid Problems And Osteoporosis

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Q: Having read your book and the description of the medication, I do not want to introduce that into my body.  I do have thyroid problems and am on Synthroid.  I have begun showing osteoporosis numbers on my bone scan.  I am 67 years old.  What are my alternatives?   I would appreciate any direction that you can suggest. On page … Click to continue →

Welcome To The Brand New Save Our Bones Blog

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It’s busy here as usual as I’m wrapping up some exciting upcoming projects.  I truly never expected such an overwhelming response to my book and my website.  It turns out that spreading the truth about Osteoporosis is a full time job… and I love every minute of it. Our circle of friends is growing by leaps and bounds and I’m … Click to continue →

Celiac Disease

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Q: I am a celiac. I am allergic to wheat and cannot eat oats or barley and that they say is why I have severe osteoporosis. I know how to use the right flours to make up for your reg flour and I love carrot cake. I am 5'5" and weigh 104 lbs and trying to gain about 20 lbs … Click to continue →

Am I Getting Enough Protein?

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Q: I love your book and have told friends about it.  I am concerned, however, about getting enough protein since most of the usual protein sources are acidic.  I am trying to maintain the proper balance by having a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar every day in a glass of water. Also, I did not see iced tea or green … Click to continue →

Osteoporosis And Anti-Convulsant Medication

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Q: I just picked up a pamphlet at a doctor's office the other day regarding osteoporosis and it stated that any anti-convulsant medication causes bone density loss. Is that correct? A: There are certain drugs that unfortunately do accelerate bone loss, and anti-convulsants are one of them. These drugs accelerate bone remodeling, but according to studies, there are no significant … Click to continue →

Thyroid And Thyroxine

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Q: It is obvious you have studied the human body so I would like to ask you a question regarding another drug I am reluctantly taking. I was diagnosed with an under-active thyroid gland so have been put on thyroxine tablets - I have a blood test yearly which shows that the levels are correct - is this a drug that could … Click to continue →

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