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To Your Health
Is salmon calcitonin as worrisome as Fosamax?
"...salmon? It was prescribed for my aunt for her osteoporosis, along with Fosamax. Is salmon calcitonin as worrisome as..."

Nov. 14, 2003 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
Is it true that women with osteoporosis should not supplement with more than 6,000 IU daily of vitamin A? What about the vitamin A in food?
"...Q. Is it true that women with osteoporosis should not supplement with more than 6,000 IU daily..."

May 23, 2003 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
Do I need a calcium supplement?
"...a woman's problem, and that men are "immune" to osteoporosis. However, of the 25 million Americans with osteoporosis, every..."

Dec. 9, 2005 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
Is an annual DEXA test enough to assure that I won't ever develop osteoporosis?
"...Q. I watched my grandmother suffer terribly from osteoporosis, and I'm ready to do whatever it takes to..."

June 10, 2005 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
Forteo, the new medication for osteoporosis
"...Q. Is Forteo, the new medication for osteoporosis, safe and effective? Are there nutritional corrections that produce..."

Sept. 24, 2004 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
I consider myself a very healthy woman, since I have been athletic all my life and even considered training for the Olympics, but my physician is worried that I have the beginnings of osteoporosis at age 32. Could this be true?
"...physician is worried that I have the beginnings of osteoporosis at age 32. Could this be true?..."

Dec. 21, 2001 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
What new discoveries are there in regards to vitamin B-12?
"...BMD. BMD is the most common clinical assessment of osteoporosis risk...."

Dec. 17, 2004 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

Unstable Element
Are Austin's water fluoridation policies dangerous? It depends who you ask.
"...osteopenia," a bone-thinning condition that's often a precursor to osteoporosis. "Now when I heard this, my first reaction was..."

Nov. 27, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

To Your Health
What kind of magnesium is most tolerable and what foods are richest in magnesium?
"...For instance, the medical profession views osteoporosis as a calcium-deficiency problem. This assumption makes it very..."

May 19, 2006 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
Why is calcium added to so many foods while other nutrients (like magnesium) aren't?
"...was that increased calcium intake reduces the risk of osteoporosis. With such a head start, the addition of calcium..."

Nov. 11, 2005 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
If the mineral gallium is good for lame horses, as I have heard, is it also good for humans with joint problems?
"...treat Paget's disease (an abnormal bone growth), osteopenia (early osteoporosis), and osteoporosis. At therapeutic doses from physicians it has..."

Aug. 12, 2005 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
Using DNA to provide customized vitamins based on genetic needs
"...• An osteoporosis panel identifies mutations associated with increased risk of developing..."

July 1, 2005 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
What usually happens with chronic hepatitis C infection, and can anything be done nutritionally to improve the outcome?
"...the role of vitamin K2 in the prevention of osteoporosis in women with viral liver cirrhosis when it was..."

March 25, 2005 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
I am nearing menopause and really worried about osteoporosis now that we know hormone replacements carry an increased risk of cancer and heart disease. What are the alternatives?
"...Q. I am nearing menopause and really worried about osteoporosis now that we know hormone replacements carry an increased..."

Aug. 9, 2002 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
I am trying to convince my husband to reduce his salt intake. He doesn't have high blood pressure, but it does run in his family. What reasons can I give him?
"...decrease sodium include reduced risk of kidney stones and osteoporosis. Reduced urinary calcium may be the reason for both..."

Feb. 8, 2002 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
What's new in vitamin D research?
"...condition is called rickets in children and osteomalacia (early osteoporosis) in adults. Vitamin D strengthens bone by stimulating the..."

July 7, 2006 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

Eagle Claw
SXSW showcase reviews
"...you know if you might have any early onset osteoporosis worries to tend to. Think of it as a..."

March 18, 2011 Music Review by Michael Bertin

After a Fashion
Keep in mind that Stephen's views on death and dying are filtered through his D&Gs
"...hormone therapy with all its possible side effects, including osteoporosis, anemia, menopausal symptoms, sexual dysfunction, loss of libido, and..."

Feb. 1, 2008 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Celebrate World Carfree Day
"...the rest of town, due to lower rates of osteoporosis, type 2 diabetes, heart attacks, respiratory ailments, and car-crash..."

Sept. 25, 2007 Postmarks

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...ailments of the sedentary: heart disease, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, excess weight gain, and depression. The U.S. has higher..."

Aug. 18, 2006 Column

On Bike Helmets and Car Drivers
"...ailments of the sedentary: heart disease, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, excess weight gain, and depression. The U.S. has higher..."

Aug. 16, 2006 Postmarks

To Your Health
Useful tips on counteracting the side effects of Fosamex
"...Q. I've been taking Fosamax for osteoporosis for several years now without problems in my esophagus,..."

March 31, 2006 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
Qualified and unqualified health claims
"...be that "Calcium supplements may reduce the risk of osteoporosis." This would be an "unqualified" health claim...."

May 27, 2005 Column

To Your Health
Growing weaker with age? Sarcopenia could be the culprit.
"...and scientific research. It is probably as harmful as osteoporosis but less well known. The term "sarcopenia" is more..."

Feb. 27, 2004 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
My father has just been diagnosed with COPD. Do you have any suggestions on nutritional help for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?
"...other nutritional supplements that reduce the risk of developing osteoporosis. If diuretics are prescribed, which can disturb sodium/potassium balance,..."

Dec. 12, 2003 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
Why do so few calcium supplements have phosphate? Isn't phosphate needed for bones?
"...such large calcium supplements in order to ward off osteoporosis...."

Oct. 17, 2003 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
I would like to find the best soft drink for my teenage children. How do I choose?
"...build up bone mass to reduce the risk of osteoporosis later in life, and heavy consumption of soft drinks..."

Aug. 15, 2003 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

Prescriptions for Survival
When it comes to going back to school, what will be, will be…
"...school under that two-ton book bag like you're courting osteoporosis -- investigate your ergonomic options. Ergonomically designed backpacks can..."

Aug. 8, 2003 Features Feature by Abe Louise Young

To Your Health
How can I tell if I have the right balance of calcium and magnesium for me?
"...Currently, probably because of its association to osteoporosis, calcium is in the limelight. Although 99% of calcium..."

June 13, 2003 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
Is coral calcium really better than other calcium sources?
"...of Japan's Calcium Research Institute, past president of Japan's Osteoporosis Foundation, and author of over 400 scientific papers on..."

April 25, 2003 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

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