Category Archives: Bone and joint


Magnesium, Calcium, and Reversing Osteoporosis

Magnesium, Calcium, and Reversing Osteoporosis

Magnesium, although constituting only a small fraction of bone matter, plays a disproportionately important role in maintain the optimum level of calcium in the body. This relationship becomes critical when one deals with reversing osteoporosis. The Connection between Magnesium and Reversing Osteoporosis Magnesium acts to balance calcium in our body, much like progesterone balance the […]

Vitamin D and Neuromuscular Diseases

Vitamin D and Neuromuscular Diseases

In a study conducted in Hershey, PA, Doctor Sankar Bandyopadhyay and Doctor Sol Dejesus have found that people who suffer from neuromuscular diseases have a high likelihood of being deficient in Vitamin D. This is according to a study presented to the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine at their annual meeting in Savannah, […]

Benefits From Magnesium Supplementation In Older Women

Benefits From Magnesium Supplementation In Older Women

Life expectancy in the developed world is increasing steadily but health expectancy, or the number of years one can expect to live a healthy, productive, and independent life, has not kept up. A recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, however, suggests that older women can notice numerous benefits from magnesium by […]

Improve Your Muscle Strength With Vitamin D

Improve Your Muscle Strength With Vitamin D

The aging process brings about many changes to the human body. There are many lifestyle factors that can cause these changes to deteriorating muscle mass and strength, such as declining nutrition and health and decreased physical activity. The aging are not as able to produce as much 7-dehydrocholesterol in the skin or accumulate as much […]

Chronic Pain Patients Typically Have High Cortisol Levels

Chronic Pain Patients Typically Have High Cortisol Levels

New Canadian research has found that not all people have the same ability to deal with physical stress and that there is a strong correlation between the size of the hippocampus, high cortisol levels, and vulnerability to chronic pain. The new study was conducted at the University of Montreal and included 16 patients with chronic […]

Adrenal Fatigue and Over Exercising- Part 1

Adrenal Fatigue and Over Exercising- Part 1

Most people think of exercise as jogging or muscle building. While these are beneficial to general good health and promotes circulation and muscle strength, it is not the best solution when it comes to Adrenal Fatigue. In fact, wrong exercises and over exercising may make Adrenal Fatigue worse and can trigger adrenal crashes easily. Let […]

The Facts About Magnesium and Your Mortality

The Facts About Magnesium and Your Mortality

Over the past few years studies have been completed to see if low magnesium intake has a correlation with cardiovascular mortality. On January 28 of this year it was published in Atherosclerosis that there definitely is a correlation between low magnesium and heart problems. These studies about magnesium and heart health show the importance of […]

The Interaction of Estrogen and Calcium

The Interaction of Estrogen and Calcium

Here is a good clinical case to illustrate estrogen and calcium, and the interrelationship between these three important factors for healthy aging. Here is some background: A 65 year old patient in good health with family history of hypertension. She has had a complete hysterectomy 6 years ago and is on hormone replacement of synthetic […]

Bone and Joint Ask Me Archives

Bone and Joint Ask Me Archives

Question: I have questions for my friend. She is at her late forties, has menopause, and is thin. What can she do to avoid osteoporosis? She is not a very strong individual, so can you recommend what are some good calcium supplements to take among other things. She only exercises twice a week. Any thing […]

Strontium for Osteoporosis and Other Osteoprotective Supplements

Strontium for Osteoporosis and Other Osteoprotective Supplements

 Introduction to Osteoporosis Recent research has shown a helpful relationships between strontium for osteoporosis.  Have you ever thought about using strontium for osteoporosis? Have you ever wondered if strontium for osteoporosis is the right choice for you? Well, if you have these questions or any others concerning the relationship and use of strontium for osteoporosis, […]

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