Osteoporosis Medication

Four Medical Tests That Can Save Your Life

…Although I don’t recommend bone mineral density screening for everybody, this is one of the medical tests that postmenopausal women should have since they are at greatest risk of osteoporosis. The best, most reliable test for bone density is dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA). This bone…

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5 Ways to Prevent Falls

…from becoming a statistic, simply by taking a few simple steps: 1. Make sure your medications aren’t setting you up for a fall. One of the biggest, and often overlooked, causes of falls is medications. Muscle relaxants, opioids, and some meds used to treat gastrointestinal problems and…

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7 Things Big Pharma Doesn’t Want You to Know…

…million) became hypertensive overnight and eligible for insurance-paid drugs. 3. New bone density thresholds increased the number of people with osteoporosis by an astounding 85 percent—yet another windfall for the pharmaceutical companies, but a disaster for the millions who are being treated…

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6 Surprising Benefits of Vitamin D

You are likely familiar with some of the benefits of vitamin D, including its ability to help prevent osteoporosis and colds and flu. But here are six other ways optimal levels of vitamin D can help improve or support your health, and why supplementing with vitamin D is so important. * Abdominal…

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The Many Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

…fragrant oil is one exceptionally versatile natural product. What else can you eat, rub on your body, use to clean your house, and employ as a medical therapy? Let’s take a look at the many health benefits of coconut oil—and sort out the facts from the fiction. Coconut Oil:…

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Preventing Asthma Attacks Naturally

…Preventive and “rescue” medications for acute asthma attacks can be lifesaving. But asthma drugs also have potentially significant adverse effects. Extended use of oral corticosteroids (prednisone) is associated with cataracts, osteoporosis, and immune suppression; long-acting beta…

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