Yet another study shows the mineral strontium (700 mg as strontium ranelate) to be highly effective for osteoporosis, increasing bone density by 7-15% over 4 years. Spine fractures also were much lower in the strontium group (vs. placebo). This has been demonstrated in a number of earlier studies. Strontium is discussed in my overview on addressing osteoporosis naturally and strontium and other nutrients needed for making your bones stronger are found in a supplement that supports healthy bones.
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Ann Rheum Dis. Published online August 19, 2008.
Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D. is one of the world's leading integrative medical authorities on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. He is the lead author of four research studies on their treatments, and has published numerous health & wellness books, including the bestseller on fibromyalgia From Fatigued to Fantastic! and The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution. Dr. Teitelbaum is one of the most frequently quoted fibromyalgia experts in the world and appears often as a guest on news and talk shows nationwide including Good Morning America, The Dr. Oz Show, Oprah & Friends, CNN, and Fox News Health.