Bone Health

Learn safe and natural ways to keep your bones healthy.

  1. Soy Extracts May Help Maintain Bone Health

    Soy Extracts May Help Maintain Bone Health
    Soy contains isoflavones that can keep the bones from breaking down. Isoflavones are compounds that are naturally derived from plants. When isoflavones are in the body, they turn into phytoestrogens that have similar properties to natural estrogen
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  2. Recent Study Confirms Calcium Supplements As First Line Of Defense Against Osteoporosis

    Recent Study Confirms Calcium Supplements As First Line Of Defense Against Osteoporosis
    Because osteoporosis has received so much attention in recent years, millions of Americans have swarmed to their doctors for information about how to prevent and treat it. While there is no doubt that osteoporosis can have devastating impacts on the quality of life for older people
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  3. Mild Exercise May Help Women Reduce Hip Fractures

    Mild Exercise May Help Women Reduce Hip Fractures
    One interesting fact about exercise that many people do not realize to this day is that exercise can actually strengthen bones. Virtually everyone realizes that exercise can produce larger and stronger muscles. Yet, many people are unaware that exercise can also work to improve
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  4. Prescription Bone Strengtheners – More Harm than Good?

    Prescription Bone Strengtheners – More Harm than Good?
    Bisphosphonates are one of the most widely prescribed FDA-approved drugs for the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis, a common disease in women over the age of menopause. However, various studies on those who have taken these drugs (commonly prescribed as Fosamax, Actonel, Didronel, Boniva
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  5. Bone-Building Duo: A Healthy Diet Supported By Nutritional Supplements

    Bone-Building Duo: A Healthy Diet Supported By Nutritional Supplements
    Hippocrates maintained that “food is medicine” and proper nutrition can help prevent and treat a host of physical maladies. That wisdom has withstood the test of time and many people with conditions like osteoporosis understand that a healthy diet can go a long way toward prevention
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  6. Heart Failure Linked to Osteoporosis

    Heart Failure Linked to Osteoporosis
    Heart disease is known to be a major killer, but recent studies found a strange correlation between calcification of the arteries leading to heart attacks and strokes and lower bone mineral density indicating osteoporosis. The common connection between these two serious diseases is a deficiency
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  7. How To Prevent Bone Loss Naturally

    How To Prevent Bone Loss Naturally
    Most middle-aged women nearing or undergoing menopause are told that they need to get their bone density tested because they are at a high risk for developing bone loss, which can potentially lead to hip fractures. According to Christine Horner, MD, bone mineral loss happens as a result of physical inactivity, specifically lack of weight-bearing activity. This includes any activity...
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  8. Low Vitamin B12 Levels Increase Risk Of Fractures In Older Men

    Low Vitamin B12 Levels Increase Risk Of Fractures In Older Men
    According to a new study, older men with lower than normal levels of vitamin B12 have a higher risk of getting fractures. Osteoporosis is a global affliction. Health experts are working to identify the underlying causes so as to be able to prevent this condition and lower the risk of fractures in people as they age. In this study, part...
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  9. Low Bone Density: Why your pH matters.

    Low Bone Density: Why your pH matters.
    While half of all American women and million of U.S. men are at high risk for developing low bone density, traditional medicine’s obsession with calcium, vitamin D, hormone replacement therapy, and anti-resorptive drugs to keep bones healthy is a bit short- sighted. Without fail, most conventional physicians fail to consider the role the pH plays in maintaining strong bones. Trying to...
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