Bone Health Articles

Keeping Your Bones Strong

Your bones, hair, teeth, and nails are all mirrors of what you put into your body. In my practice, I encourage patients to try a combination approach to preventing and treating osteoporosis that begins with optimal nutrition. In short, this means: Take [...]

2018-04-09T03:20:06-05:00By |
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Fracture Risk in Women

The risk of fracture is scary, there’s no doubt. And when it is a major bone, like your pelvis, hip, or spine, a fracture can be debilitating, even life-threatening. Many women think that osteoporosis or low bone density is a leading cause [...]

2018-04-10T02:24:45-05:00By |

How Bones Are Built and Lost

Bones are complicated living tissue, not ossified shells around marrow like soup bones you bring home from the butcher. Bones are 35% latticed protein—an infrastructure known as the collagen matrix—and 65% mineralized collagen, which gives the bone its strength. Bone health depends on [...]

2017-08-07T00:33:49-05:00By |
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