Vivian Answers Day
January 12, 2011 by Vivian Goldschmidt, MA
‘Vivian Answers Day’ #9: Dowager’s Hump, Chocolate Milk, Soda, Almonds, Cholesterol, Exercise, Reclast, Prolia And More!
I have loved chocolate milk all my life!! So, here is my question:
May I drink ‘raw milk’ mixed with ‘Organic’ Fairly Traded Baking Cocoa, and honey? …
December 29, 2010 by Vivian Goldschmidt, MA
‘Vivian Answers Day’ #8: Coffee, Yogurt, Stevia, Vegetable Intolerance, Men And Osteoporosis, Osteoporosis Drugs, And More!
Does coffee really cause trouble with your bones? How much can cause trouble? …
December 8, 2010 by Vivian Goldschmidt, MA
I take a calcified seaweed supplement. Now I am wondering – is this organic calcium or is it calcium adhering to the seaweed?
Calcified seaweed is plant-derived from the seaweed called Lithothamnium Calcareum, and is therefore organic. However, certain brands combine it with …
November 7, 2010 by Vivian Goldschmidt, MA
My back feels as though I have muscle strain upper, middle and lower. Is this typical of osteoperosis or is it possible I am over working my back muscles with exercise, painting rooms in the house, lifting grand children, etc?
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 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