OSTEOPOROSIS, A DISEASE OF LIFESTYLE – (06-20-05)

Vit D Inadequacy in Postmenopausal Women Receiving Osteoporosis Therapy

Vit D is one of those compounds (it is actually a hormone–not a vitamin) that is receiving much attention in the research lately.  More and more researchers are starting to scream that our society is extremely Vit D deficient, largely at the fault of our irrational fear of the sun.  I get questions about how to help fight osteoporosis all the time, and I always reply that osteoporosis is a disease of lifestyle–NOT a calcium deficiency disease.

It needs to be approached from many angles–diet (plant based vs animal based), calcium supplementation along with other minerals known to positively affect bone, exercise and Vit D.  It appears that my approach is not favored, and that the multi-pronged approach is not as favorable as just giving a drug and ignoring Vit D…

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For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.







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