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Can toothpaste cause osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is a condition of the bones in which bone mass is lost; this increases the risk of fracturing your wrists, hips and spine.1 Osteoporosis affects men and women. More than 53 million people in the U.S. already have the condition or are at risk for developing it. Risk factors are either fixed or modifiable.… Read More »

Here’s Why Osteoporosis Is a Bigger Problem Than People Realize

Harry Campbell for Reader’s Digest At age 53, Lisa Rustin slipped on a Del Mar, California, sidewalk and fractured her arm. A bone-density scan, recommended by her gynecologist because of her family history of thinning bones, revealed 
osteoporosis. She threw away her high heels, quit downhill skiing, overhauled her diet to include more calcium-rich foods,… Read More »

FDA approves osteoporosis shot that rebuilds bones at the same rate a teenager’s skeleton grows 

FDA approves osteoporosis shot that rebuilds bones at the same rate a teenager’s skeleton grows About half of all American women will develop osteoporosis after age 50  Fractures from the bone-wasting disease raise death risks by up to 25 percent The FDA approved Evenity, a bone re-growing injection that can cut fracture risks by up… Read More »