01 Aug STOP OSTEOPOROSIS
Wellness Center of America
(800) 545 – 6923
1131 Rainbow Valley Blvd.
by Joyce Johnson, President of Wellness Center of America
Q – WHAT IS OSTEOPOROSIS?
A – Osteoporosis is a gradual reduction in bone mass that leads to an increased susceptibility to bone fractures.
Q – HOW CAN I TELL IF I AM VULNERABLE TO OSTEOPOROSIS?
A – The major risk factors and symptoms are family history of osteoporosis, inadequate calcium intake, excess protein in the diet, certain medications, dental problems, bone fractures, small body frame, being sedentary, postmenopausal, hysterectomy, and back pain. Also Whites and Asians are at higher risk.
Q – HOW CAN OSTEOPOROSIS BE DIAGNOSED?
A – Your blood chemistry may show calcium/phosphorus imbalances or elevated alkaline phosphatase. Also a computerized bone density study with your physician.
Q – WHAT CONTRIBUTES TOWARD THIS DANGEROUS CONDITION?
A – Low estrogen levels, mineral deficiencies, Vitamin D deficiency, lack of exercise, high protein diet, carbonated drinks, sweets, smoking, caffeine, alcohol, and certain drugs can cause bone loss.
Q – WHAT IS THE HIGH DIETARY PROTEIN CONNECTION?
A – There is a direct correlation between the amount of animal protein consumed and how dense your bones are. Low protein diets increased calcium absorption according to studies at the University of Wisconsin and U.C. Berkeley.
Q – ARE THERE OTHER FACTORS THAT CAUSE BONE LOSS?
A – Yes there are. Smoking and second hand smoke cause bone loss. Also estrogen deficiencies. Be sure to use natural hormone therapy from yam because of the cancer risk and other side effects of drug therapy.
Q -WHAT KIND OF EXERCISE STIMULATES NEW BONE FORMATION?
A – Weight bearing exercise builds bone and prevents bone loss. The duration of exercise is more important than the intensity. Ideally cross train your exercise by alternating between an hour of aerobics 3 days per week (i.e. a 4 mile fast walk), and an hour of anaerobics 3 days per week (i.e. weight training).
Q – ADVERTISEMENTS SAY TO TAKE TUMS FOR CALCIUM . . . WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THIS IDEA?
A – TUMS is composed of calcium carbonate which is so poorly absorbed that it could even lead to calcium deposits, bone spurs, or kidney stones.
Q – WHAT KIND OF CALCIUM IS BEST TO PROMOTE BONE DENSITY?
A – Microcrystalline hydroxyapatite concentrate (MCHC) is a bioavailable calcium. It is a complex crystalline compound composed of calcium, phosphorus, organic factors and protein matrix; bone-derived growth factors and a full spectrum of trace minerals that naturally comprise healthy bone. It maximizes bone mass better than other forms of calcium according to research published in Age and Aging, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Current Medical Research, Osteoporosis International, and Bone. I take 2,000 mg. per day, 60 minutes before bed.
Q – WHAT OTHER SUPPLEMENTS INCREASE BONE DENSITY?
A – Strontium and Vitamin D3.
Q – WHERE CAN I PURCHASE THESE AMAZING BONE BUILDERS?
A – All these products may be purchased at high end health food stores and should be composed of the very best raw materials and the MCHC a New Zealand based source.
Q – CAN YOU SEND ME MORE INFORMATION ON OSTEOPOROSIS?
A – Send a self-addressed stamped envelope to 1131 Rainbow Valley Blvd. Fallbrook CA 92028 for your FREE report on achieving bone density.
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Wellness Center of America
President: Dr. Joyce Johnson