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Arthritis Post

New Information: Arthritis and Bone Density Related

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Myths About Bone Density

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How to walk 10,000 steps a day if you’re a desk jockey – Article by Chris Kresser

This article by Chris Kresser will show you how to set up a desk that allows you to work and exercise at the same time. We all know exercise can help you stop, slow, and reverse bone loss of osteopenia and osteoporosis. Finding time to exercise is often the problem, especially if it takes you…

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Strategies for Better Bone Health

Strategies for Better Bone Health Below is another article telling us what really works. I’ve added emphasis to a few basic points that consistently stand out in the current literature regarding bone density issues – osteopenia and osteoporosis. This article discusses another problem associated with osteopenia and osteoporosis, one that is relatively unknown – muscle…

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A Fresh Look At Butter

Lisa and I were in the the room when Dr. Joe Mercola spoke to 6,000 chiropractors in Las Vegas last month. He knows nutrition and one of his topics was quality of the fat we eat and how it can improve our health, or ruin it.Dr. Mercola described his current personal nutritional and exercise /…

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zometa, osteoporosis drug, bisphosphonate

Zometa: Osteoporosis Drug Doesn’t Work for Breast Cancer

Zometa was designed as an osteoporosis drug, and the exclusive rights to manufacture it was almost over – the patent was expiring. Zometa is expensive for the patient, and profitable for the manufacturer; keeping the patent active for another 3 years by extending the approved use would create a highly profitable marketing miracle for the…

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What Is BioInformatics, And Who Cares Anyway?

Bioinformatics is a blend of gathering information about human biology, usually genetics or biochemistry, and using computers to crunch the numbers and write reports. One part is laboratory research, and the other is high-level math and computer programming. Each of these fields is moving fast, and trying to keep your head above water in just…

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Cancer Drug Causes Osteoporosis

Here is yet another ‘magic pill’ that causes more harm than good. It appears this cancer drug causes osteoporosis. Women with breast cancer are being told to take medicines that fail to solve the primary problem, and also create additional problems for the body to deal with. Below is a part of the manufacturer’s package…

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FDA Safety Review on Fosamax and Other Bisphosphonates

Safety Review on Bisphosphonates including Fosamax and Fosamax Plus D Below is a list of osteoporosis drugs, common drug treatment for osteoporosis. These drugs do not prevent osteoporosis and in my opinion are not the best treatment for osteoporosis. According to this information from the FDA released March 2008 these warnings affect all bisphosphonate drugs,…

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FDA Safety Review on Bisphosphonates

Safety Review on Bisphosphonates: Alendronate (Fosamax, Fosamax Plus D), Etidronate (Didronel), Ibandronate (Boniva), Pamidronate (Aredia), Risedronate (Actonel, Actonel W/Calcium), Tiludronate (Skelid), and Zoledronic acid (Reclast, Zometa) “Publications in a recent issue of The New England Journal of Medicine have raised the question about the association of atrial fibrillation with the use of bisphosphonates. FDA has…

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Severe Pain with Osteopenia & Osteoporosis Drugs – FDA Alert on Bisphosphonates

Warning: Severe Pain Can Occur with Osteoporosis, Osteopenia Drugs Includes Bisphosphonates commonly used for 0steoporosis treatment including Fosamax, Fosamax Plus D, Didronel, Actonel, Actonel w/Calcium, Boniva, Aredia, Skelid, Reclast, Zometa “FDA is alerting healthcare professionals that severe bone, joint, or muscle pain can occur in patients taking bisphosphonate drugs such as Fosamax (alendronate sodium), Actonel…

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