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Dr. Lani's no-nonsense bone health guide : the truth about density testing, osteoporosis drugs, and building bone quality at any age / Lani Simpson, DC, CCD.

Simpson, Lani, author. (Author).
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  • 7 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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  • ISBN: 9780897936613 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0897936612 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xvi, 320 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : Hunter House, [2014]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Chapter 1: Fractures -- Facts and Fears -- Chapter 2: Bone Density Testing -- Worthwhile or Worthless? -- Chapter 3: Rating Your Risks -- FRAX, FORE, and Other Health Assessments -- Chapter 4: Osteoporosis Drugs -- The Good, the Bad, and the Broken -- Chapter 5: Osteoporosis Treatments -- Consider the Alternatives -- Chapter 6: Gut Check -- The Digestion Connection to Bone Health -- Chapter 7: Bone Meals -- Fight Fractures with Food -- Chapter 8: Support Your Skeleton -- Be Supplement Savvy -- Chapter 9: Strong Moves -- Exercise for Better Bones? -- Chapter 10: Beyond the Bones -- What's Really Going on in Your Body? -- Appendix.
Summary, etc.: "Part whistle-blower book, part bone health bible, Dr. Lani's No-Nonsense Bone Health Guide exposes the shocking difficulty involved in getting an accurate bone density reading and the serious risks of long term use of the most recent osteoporosis medications. Author Dr. Lani Simpson, both a Doctor of Chiropractic and a Certified Clinical Densitometrist cuts through the confusion and inaccuracies surrounding osteoporosis to explain her whole-body approach to bone health, which includes discussions of digestive health, diet, supplements, and exercise. You may be surprised to learn which foods and medicines hurt bone health and which ones help in building strong bones. The book also sheds light on basic bone biology, how aging affects the bones, the risks and benefits of drugs and alternative treatments, a comprehensive breakdown of calcium supplementation - and some delicious recipes for bone-building meals. We all share concerns about bone health and osteoporosis. Whether you are one of the nearly 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 every day, or a younger person building a healthy body, Dr. Lani's No-Nonsense Bone Health Guide will answer your questions and help you live long, healthy, and fracture-free into your golden years. "-- Provided by publisher.
"Dr. Lani's No-Nonsense Bone Health Guide: The Truth About Density Testing, Osteoporosis Drugs and Building Bone Quality at Any Age is part whistle-blower book, part bone health bible. This is the first consumer book to expose the shocking difficulty of getting an accurate bone density reading and the serious risks of long term use of the most recent osteoporosis medications such as Fosamax, Boniva, and Reclast, which are often handed out automatically based on inaccurate readings.In addition to discussing the pros, cons, and serious risks of medications, Dr. Simpson shares her whole-body approach to bone health, which includes discussions of digestive health, diet, supplements, and exercise. Readers will learn surprising facts about what foods and medicines might hurt bone health and which ones will help in building strong bones. Dr. Simpson includes a careful breakdown of calcium supplementation and which kind is best. The book also includes basic bone biology, statistics about bone disease and fractures, how aging affects the bones, comparisons of different fracture-risk assessment procedures, the risks and benefits of drugs and alternative treatments, and even recipes for bone-building meals!"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Osteoporosis.
Osteoporosis > Alternative treatment.
Bone densitometry.
HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / Musculoskeletal.

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