Saturday, March 26, 2011

Osteoporosis: Beyond The Drugs, What Can We Do to Retain Bones?

We need to move beyond the calcium supplementation to addressing the core issues of osteoporosis.  It should be possible to alter the bone loss without resorting to lifelong estrogen replacement.  Some day we will treat this illness with comprehensive lifestyle changes, supplements, drugs, and hormonal balancing.

I've put some ideas about conservative treatments at:

If patients were only encouraged to take specific exercise programs (extension, not contraction) we'd see less fracturing. 

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