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Alcohol and bone density

Dizzy-making trivia: Alcoholism can be a double-whammy for hip fractures and bone breaks. Not only does excessive drinking increase falls, but it also decreases bone density.

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probiotics = pro- bone

About those bone meds: Drugs used to “prevent” bone loss in osteoporosis patients come with nasty side effects, like more bone breaks, fractures, muscle pain, cancer and other problems. Bone meds actually pervert the body’s natural remodeling of bone tissue … Continue reading

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The not so boring boron

Boron is a trace mineral, critically needed for healthy bone and muscle. It helps prevent bone and mineral loss from your muscles and bones. Boron boosts calcium absorption and helps to increase magnesium levels in the blood. Fructo Borate is … Continue reading

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Sticks and stones and breaking bones

Antacids that contain aluminum contribute to bone phosphate deficiency and brittle bones along with bone density issues when used over long periods of time. Natural phosphate in food reacts with the aluminum in antacids to form a solid material in … Continue reading

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Bad to the bone

There are much better ways! Fosamax and Boniva can mean bone death: A serious side effect for people taking bisphosphonates for osteoporosisis the risk of developing osteonecrosis of the jaw which literally means bone death and the jaw is the … Continue reading

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