Tag: bone resorption
With up to 54 million Americans suffering from low bone density or osteoporosis, development of a new drug to combat the condition is timely. The new therapy, a dietary supplement that is a special blend of collagen and calcium, called KoACT®, in clinical trials was found superior to calcium and
Although the DEXA scan is still the gold standard, many doctors are using bone resorption testing such as urine NTX and the CTX test to identify excessive bone loss.
A new study shows that anti-resorptive therapy (drugs that prevent bone resorption or bone breakdown), including bisphosphonates, denosumab and others, can decrease the risk of subsequent fractures by 40 percent. Research published in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (October 2015) studied over 31,000 patients who were 50 years
Taking 10 mg of prednisolone daily for 3 months increases the risk of hip fractures sevenfold and the risk of lumbar spine fractures 17-fold and yet osteoporosis-associated corticosteroid side effects are often discounted or ignored.
A small set of specific vegetables, fruits and herbs are known to block bone from breaking down and may treat osteoporosis when eaten daily. Don’t wait…take advantage of this new osteoporosis diet now!