Preventing and Reversing Osteoporosis
Also indexed as:Bone Loss, Brittle Bone Disease
Preventing and Reversing Osteoporosis (Prima Lifestyles, 1994) by Alan R. Gaby, MD
The conventional approach to preventing bone loss focuses mainly on calcium supplements and estrogen therapy. Although these treatments are partly effective, more than one million American women suffer a fracture each year as a direct result of thinning bones. In addition, there are concerns that estrogen therapy, as it is commonly prescribed in the United States, can increase the risk of breast cancer, as well as causing other side effects.
Preventing and Reversing Osteoporosis presents a number of important new concepts:
This book is a must read for any woman who is interested in maintaining strong bones into her later years.