Whole Food Medicine offers true healing for bones and the organs that support bone integrity. Standard Process formulas such as Ostarplex, Biost, and Calcifood are designed to support bone re-calcification and repair and work amazingly well with no bad side-effects!
Think about treating the underlying cause of a problem, rather than applying a ‘band-aid drug” which will not cure the problem and will create other problems as well. Treat yourself wisely.
Drugs that Compromise Women’s Bones
- SSRI anti-depressants like Lexapro, Prozac, Zoloft.
- Anti-Inflammatories such as prednisone.
- Heart-burn drugs like Prevacid and Nexium.
- Osteoporosis drugs (bisphosphonates) ( Ironic, yes?)
- Oral contraceptives for young women
- Excess thyroid hormone. (Very common)
- Diuretics such as Lasix
- Acetaminophen like Tylenol.
- Diabetes drugs such as Avandia and Actos which can cause fractures.
- Narcotics and pain killers.
- Antacids like Maalox and Rolaids.
- Chemotherapy drugs.
- Blood pressure drugs that induce falls and fractures.
More about Medicine-Induced Bone Loss.