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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis drugs linked to weaker bones and increased risk of ‘micro-cracks’

A new study has found a medication that’s supposed to offer relief for osteoporosis and weak bones may actually be causing weaker bones! Researchers found a class of drugs called bisphosphonates actually caused a higher risk of ‘micro-cracks’ in the bones of some individuals. The study is out of the Imperial College London and was published in the journal Scientific Reports.

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Marijuana found to heal bone fractures and aid in treatment of osteoporosis!

Lynn Griffith, December 17, 2015
A Gallup poll suggests that the 58 percent of Americans believe that marijuana should be legal for recreational use.(1) Cannabis was a go-to medical remedy by societies around the world for centuries but was banned in most countries in the 1930’s and 40’s due to the dangers of addiction. (2)

Get rid of the myths and cure osteoporosis naturally

By Landsman: (NaturalNews) The numbers are truly staggering. Worldwide, osteoporosis causes more than 8.9 million fractures per year - resulting in a fracture every 3 seconds. Conventionally speaking, doctors say that osteoporosis is 'largely genetic'; yet, they admit that risk factors include smoking, obesity and lack of physical activity. This contradiction shows us that Western medicine is confused about the cause of disease.

Science proves that low vitamin D leads to bone fractures


A new study out of Scandinavia has affirmed the importance of maintaining high vitamin D levels for healthy bones. Researchers from Sweden, after observing more than 1,000 elderly women over a 10-year evaluation period, learned that those who maintained consistent blood levels of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) above 50 nanomoles per liter (nmol/l) had nearly half the risk of suffering a bone fracture or osteoporosis compared to those with less than 50 nmol/l of 25OHD.

Horsetail herb can potentially counter the damaging effects of osteoporosis


The horsetail plant possesses a slender and elongated structure similar to the tail of a horse, hence the name it was eventually given. It is quite effective at absorbing a variety of minerals, but unlike most other plants, it is literally filled with silicon. Certain health advocates, such as Mr. David Wolfe, have gone as far as considering it amongst nature's top six herbs.

7 ways to prevent osteoporosis


Osteoporosis, also called “the silent disease” is a debilitating bone condition that reduces mobility and quality of life. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, about nine million Americans suffer from osteoporosis and an estimated 48 million have low bone density. Although a serious health condition – one can prevent osteoporosis through simple dietary and lifestyle changes, despite what you’ve been told by conventional medicine.
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Eat your veggies! Carotenoids reduce fracture risk


With all the talk about the bone thinning condition osteoporosis almost always aimed at women, you may not be aware that thin men have a strong risk for hip fractures as they age. But a new study shows there may be a way to modify that risk. No, the answer isn't taking Big Pharma's side effect loaded drugs. Instead, the key is to eat more veggies loaded with carotenoids. These natural phytochemicals found in numerous fruits and vegetables (including carrots, sweet potatoes, spinach, kale, collard greens, papaya, bell peppers, and tomatoes).