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Pam Flores

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Top Five Medical Disorders that may Cause Osteoporosis

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with osteoporosis, you may know that one of the secondary causes for bone loss is certain medical disorders.  Below is the most common five that are seen in an osteoporosis diagnosis.  Premature Menopause Estrogen is the main inhibitor of bone resorption.  When estrogen is no longer... Read moreChevron
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Bone-Building Calcium From Nuts and Seeds

If you have bone loss you’ll probably look for sources of calcium through your daily diet, since getting calcium this way has fewer side effects.  We’re often reminded to include dairy as a source of calcium, but what if you can’t eat dairy products?  You’ll have to find alternate foods to supply this important... Read moreChevron
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Osteoporosis Drugs Linked To Hair Loss/ Alopecia

Add this to the growing list of concerns about osteoporosis drugs – new research finds bisphosphonates such as Fosamax, Actonel, Boniva, Reclast and their generic counterparts contribute to hair loss (the clinical term is alopecia).   The vast majority of alopecia reports concerned alendronate (Fosamax®) and some even led to... Read moreChevron
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Calculating Calcium from Foods

How do you get your daily requirement for calcium?  Do you get your calcium through your diet, or do you take a pill?  Recent studies show that taking too much calcium, through a supplement; can cause heart disease, kidney stones and calcification of the arteries.  If you already have heart problems, no doubt your physician has... Read moreChevron
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Top Five Drugs that May Cause Bone Loss

Osteoporosis can be medication-induced, so it’s important to find out which medications can cause this bone architecture problem to protect your bone mineral density, while you can.  If you need to take these medications for serious medical disorders, then just be mindful that this could happen, so you can take action in other ways to... Read moreChevron
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