Archive for June, 2011
You want to take control of your own bone health destiny to avoid osteoporosis. You want to do it “naturally” without modern pharmaceuticals. That takes dedication and persistence on your part.
We have already covered Calcium which is relatively easy. Today we tackle Vitamin D which is really hard.
Aunt Henrietta had recovered from her fractured wrist. She was managing living alone in her own home again. The step from the enclosed porch to the house is only 2 inches, but you cannot see your feet through your bifocals and she didn’t!
My Aunt Henrietta broke her wrist when she was thrown to the ground by a “throw rug”. Like most people, her excuse was “I fell really hard. Anyone would have broken their wrist falling like that.”
It couldn’t be Osteoporosis! She had never had that before.
Yesterday I attended the Wisconsin Osteoporosis Symposium: “The Bare Bones of Osteoporosis Care”. This was an excellent overview of all aspects of diagnosis and treatment presented by by a dozen specialists in different fields which deal with osteoporosis. Hardly the bare bones, it was fully fleshed out. Evaluation and treatment of the whole person is the key to all medical issues. We learned to evaluate the whole person.