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What increases my chances of osteoporosis?
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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine
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In brief: DIet, no exercise &
An unhealthy diet is the biggest risk for osteoporosis.
Sugar, sodas, excessive meat/protein, coffee, alcohol & smoking all acidify your body & leach calcium from bones. Lack of regular exercise & deficiencies of vit d & k also increase risk, as can malabsorption. See http://doctorklaper.Com/answers05.Html & http://www.Drdach.Com/wst_page6.Html.

In brief: DIet, no exercise &
An unhealthy diet is the biggest risk for osteoporosis.
Sugar, sodas, excessive meat/protein, coffee, alcohol & smoking all acidify your body & leach calcium from bones. Lack of regular exercise & deficiencies of vit d & k also increase risk, as can malabsorption. See http://doctorklaper.Com/answers05.Html & http://www.Drdach.Com/wst_page6.Html.
Dr. Randy Baker
Dr. Randy Baker
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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
In brief: See below
Risks for osteoporosis include increasing age increases risk for osteoporosis, postmenopausal state, being thin, white or asian also increase the risk.
The use of steroids such as Prednisone and other meds increase the risk. Diseases such as chronic kidney or liver disease inceases risk as do inflammatory bowel diseases. Lack of weight bearing exercise is also a risk. No calcium or vit d are risks.

In brief: See below
Risks for osteoporosis include increasing age increases risk for osteoporosis, postmenopausal state, being thin, white or asian also increase the risk.
The use of steroids such as Prednisone and other meds increase the risk. Diseases such as chronic kidney or liver disease inceases risk as do inflammatory bowel diseases. Lack of weight bearing exercise is also a risk. No calcium or vit d are risks.
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
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