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Osteoporosis

Do Osteoporosis Drugs & Calcium Prevent Fractures?

Recent studies indicate that  high levels of calcium are potentially dangerous to your cardiovascular system, and increases both calcification of arteries and MI risk.   There is a much better option for long-term bone health. Your physician tells you that your Bone Mineral Density (BMD) is low (2.5 standard deviations below average and that you have osteoporosis) and he wants you to go on one of the prescription medications to prevent bone fractures. He or she goes on to tell...
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MIGRAINE DRUG LINKED TO RISK OF WEAKENING WOMEN’S BONES

Topamax a well known migraine drug to prevent migraines is now linked to bone loss in women. In a recent study, It was found that 53% of women, who had used topiramate, were found to have osteopenia, which is bone loss that is not normal but not yet diagnosable as osteoporosis.
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