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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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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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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