1. kind2creatures

    Calcium Supplements Wrong Approach to Age-Related Bone Loss

    Happy I already suspected this years ago when a bone scan showed Osteopenia. The doctor immediately told me to take high doses daily of calcium. I knew already that excess calcium can be displaced and end up in the arteries, causing blockages which may result in strokes, etc. I never did...
  2. kind2creatures

    Osteoporosis Myth to Create Disease to Sell Pharmaceutical Drugs

    I agreed, by a doctors urging years ago, to undergo a bone scan for Osteoporosis. They told me that I had pre-Osteoporosis or Osteopenia, and insisted that I start taking high dose calcium supplements and return for another scan a few years later. Well, I never went back for another scan, or...
  3. Arrowwind09

    Bamboo Extract for Silica

    I've recently learned that bamboo extract is a powerful supplier of silica. Horse tail provides about 8% silica where bamboo provides 70%. It has been used for ages in oriental medicine. If you are doing an osteoporosis nutritional program this may be the way to go, requiring much less capsules...
  4. jbo

    Taking vitamin E linked to osteoporosis

    I saw this in the news today http://news.yahoo.com/taking-vitamin-e-linked-osteoporosis-research-103800378.html
  5. Ted_Hutchinson

    The Myth of Osteoporosis

    NEWS! Hot off the press: ‘The Myth of Osteoporosis – revised edition’ Invitation to free web-based seminar (webinar) on osteoporosis September 6, 2011 by Gillian Sanson JACK KRUZETHE OSTEOPOROSIS RX In the talk Gillian Sanson mentions FRAX homepage FRAX Calculation Tool and The...
  6. liverock

    Proton Pump Inhibitors and Magnesium

    http://hsionline.com/2011/08/25/dirty-little-secret/ .
  7. kind2creatures

    Fragile Men (osteoporosis)

    Fragile Men Osteoporosis, a stereotypical ‘woman’s ailment,’ affects males too. By Patrick Dougherty July August 2008 Osteoporosis has always been a threat to women—it afflicts 8 million females in the US. But this bone-thinning disorder is rapidly becoming recognized as a serious...
  8. kind2creatures

    Excercise For Toning The Triceps

    I've been doing some exercises with weights, not only for toning and firming certain areas, but also for bone strengthening and to avoid osteoporosis. The tricep area is where many of us have some loose flab in the upper arm, near the armpit. Below is a picture from Buzzle.com, which shows one...
  9. kind2creatures

    Fosamax linked to sudden hip fractures

    Fosamax osteoporosis drug linked to sudden hip fractures by David Gutierrez, staff writer (NaturalNews) A growing body of evidence suggests that a popular family of osteoporosis drugs may actually lead the weakening of bones, increasing the risk of fractures. Use of bisphosphonates such as...
  10. D

    New Osteoporosis drug, same old side effects

    The FDA has approved a new injectable drug for Osteoporosis called Prolia. I see it has many of the same side effects as the existing drugs available for this condition. I am not sure why another drug that is essentially the same as existing drugs for this condition is needed, but it has been...
  11. kind2creatures

    Osteopenia and Osteoporosis Alternative

    For entire article with images: http://www.healthyfellow.com/537/osteopenia-and-osteoporosis-alternative/
  12. E

    All 4 Osteoporosis drugs found harmful to women

    www.abcnews.com has been running info on evening 6pm national news about basically Fosamax but actually all 4 of the Big Pharma drugs for Osteoporosis - how numerous women mostly but also one man - who have been taking these drugs for 4 yrs or more, for bone strengthening, are actually...
  13. kind2creatures

    Beer Good for Osteoporosis

    Now, we learn that beer, particularly beer with high levels of malted barley and hops, is good for our bones! Osteoporosis affects more than 28 million persons a year, mostly post-menopausal women. But men are not immune to the thinning of bone tissue by any means. Osteoporosis makes bones...
  14. kind2creatures


    I'm menopausal, and was diagnosed with Osteopenia a couple of years ago, and told to increase my daily calcium intake, at least 1500 mg per day. I already was taking approximately 500-750 mgs. of calcium citrate per day. Instead of increasing my calcium, I started taking Magnesium Malate and...
  15. B

    I am not a mind reader (hip/osteoporosis)

    Hey fellows, thanks for your suggestions in the private messages. At 87 with prostate cancer for the past 13 years, in a wheelchair with a repaid broken hip and with grand kids graduating from college I need all the help and miracles I can get and then some. I did suggest going to see Alice only...
  16. Arrowwind09

    Osteoporosis 9 Step Plan

    I wish I could take credit for writing all this but I didn't. It is a compilation of notes and cuts and pastes collected over the last 5 months. I will try to go through it and put in another color stuff I didn't write.....Arrow Osteoporosis – A Nine Step Plan Part 1 There are two reasons why...
  17. Arrowwind09

    Horsetail for Osteoporosis

    So I've been taking a clinical nutrition course and the instructor has been reluctant to make recommendations on product Brands but he has let 2 or 3 slip on through. When we got to studying Osteoporosis he had a recommendation that took me by surprise. He recommends Horsetail and this specific...
  18. Harry Hirsute

    Blueberries May Combat Osteoporosis