Designing an Effective Non-Drug Treatment Program Summary As we have discussed in this series, osteoporosis and osteopenia are common with age.  Simply supplying the building components of bone, minerals and vitamins D & K2 are the standard concept of non-drug treatment, yet the research demonstrating benefit once disease is present is rarely helpful.  The maintenance […]

Osteoporosis and Osteopenia

August 2, 2023

Designing an Effective Non-Drug Treatment Program Part 3 – The Piece We Omitted! In writing this summary putting all of the pieces of osteoporosis treatment together, I realized that a piece of the process was left out in the last blog.  That piece is insuring/restoring bone matrix.  Bone matrix is the fibrous mesh that supports […]


July 13, 2023

Designing an Effective Non-Drug Treatment Program Part 3 – Activating Osteoblasts for Bone Building As we discussed in the first blog in this series, bone mass is maintained by balanced activity in osteoclasts which remove bone and osteoblasts that build it.  Aging is associated with a progressive increase in osteoclast bone removal and diminished osteoblast […]


July 6, 2023

Designing an Effective Non-Drug Treatment Program Part 2 – Inflammation and Bone Loss The first post in this series discussed the concept that osteoporosis is a problem of imbalanced cell activity between bone removing cells, osteoclasts, and bone building cells, osteoblasts.  Both cells are important for normal bone health and strength giving bone the constant […]


June 22, 2023

Designing an Effective non-drug Treatment Program The U.S. population as well as that of the developed world broadly is aging.  The U.S. population grew 28% from 1985 to 2000.  This growth was not evenly distributed between all age groups.  The 15-44 age group experienced no growth over that interval.  For every child aging up into […]


June 13, 2023