osteoporosis

70 yo F with lymphocytic colitis and osteoporosis

Advice please on a client with lymphocytic colitis and osteoporosis Hi there – I have a 70 year old client who I have seen for a few visits and seem unable to help. She was diagnosed with lymphocytic colitis 4 years ago. Her symptoms include watery diarrhoea and occasional constipation.…

70 yo F with osteoporosis and in remission from breast cancer

I have a very compliant patient who first had breast cancer over 20 years ago and after remission it recurred 3 years ago. It now appears to be in remission again, however she stays vigilant with her diet, keeping it very alkaline, no dairy, no red meat plenty of vegetables…

63 yo F with Osteoporosis and Alendronic Acid

My client is a 63 year old lady with osteoporosis, which is being treated with Alendronic Acid. Her digestion is suffering as a result as it is one of the side affects. She wishes to overcome her digestive issues but how feasible is this with her on this medication?  

81 yo F with presumed osteoporosis

I have been seeing a delightful 81 year old lady who fractured her left femur early this year. This has mended but in view of her age and the size of the bone she broke she has been assumed to have osteoporosis. She had early menopause due to hysterectomy with…

76 yo F with osteoporosis stoma bag

I have been seeing this lady for a while now and we have made progress with her osteoporosis, but this has now plateaued and I am unsure of what further help I can give this lady with her bone health and any help that you can give would be much…

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis nutritional support I have a mother and daughter who are looking for support for osteoporosis. The mother has been diagnosed with it but doesn’t want to take the bisphosphonates, and the daughter who is only 26 wants to know what she can take/do now not to develop it. She…

Calcium supplementation

Calcium supplementation: I have a client who was diagnosed with osteopaenia years ago and took Solgar Ultimate Bone support and then Biocare Osteoplex. She came to see me in 2015 due to osteoporosis diagnosis in spine and osteopaenia everywere else. I suggested she take Osteo-Vi-Min x 6 per day which…

42 yo F with hypothyroid, adrenal fatigue, osteoporosis risk

42 y.o. woman with suspected hypothyroid, adrenal fatigue, osteoporosis risk. Hello, I would like some advice please with regard to the priority order of (and necessity for) testing for the client detailed below. I feel that several areas of testing are warranted but financial constraints will dictate how many can…

69 yo M with Osteoporosis

Diagnosed when he was 45 after a fall. Involved in drug trials in his 50s with bisphosphonates, stopped as he felt very unwell. He came to see me after breaking his pelvis falling off a bike with digestive issues. Vitamin D low so I supplemented with D3 & K2, methly…

66 yo F with hip replacement

66yr old female, recent left hip replacement (2013) due to osteoporosis, hospitalised presently due to bulging herniated spinal disc. history of stroke like symptoms but MRI & testing negative. height 5ft weight 7.5stones retired 3 years ago, highly stressful job, carpal tunnel syndrome (operated), family history of osteoporosis, and back…

Thyroid dysfunction and constipation

Hello, I have a client I’ve been seeing for a while, I’d like a second (or more!) opinion on where to go next. My client is in her early 60s and had constipation all of her life. Prior to her first appointment with me, she had small bowel movements only…

53 yo F with Blepharospasm

Female, 53, Blepharospasm (dystonia) for 11 years, osteoporosis (10 years) and poor circulation (life-long) Stephanie Burden Nutritional Therapist Hi and happy New Year. The patient’s original symptoms of dystonia were inability to open eyes, difficulty keeping eyes open, dry eyes and poor focusing. Symptoms that have since developed are tongue…

85 yo M with Prostate cancer

Suggestions please – Male 85 T2D just diagnosed with prostate cancer. Also has osteoporosis and COPD Consultant has advised just monitoring for time being. Further blood test booked for 23rd December. He is having urinary issues with waking every couple of hours during the night. He’s currently taking Ramapril 2.5mg,…

57 yo F with osteoporosis and medications

Guidance on possible cautions and contraindications given clients recent medical history. 57yr old female who want to avoid Risedronate Sodium for low bone density due to negative reaction. Also prescribed Calcichew (2) daily – which she takes. Low nutrient intake from current diet, passive smoker (family all heavy smokers), high…

51 yo F with osteoporosis

51 year old woman, with osteoporosis, diagnosed after chemotherapy at age 47. Despite daily walking, sunshine, vitamin D and magnesium supplementation, the T score has worsened, from -3.1 last year to -3.4 this year. Can you tell me what the latest thinking is on osteoporosis? It’s clearly not just about…

58 yo F with Osteoporosis

My female client, 58, has recently been strongly advised at an osteoporosis support group not to take supplementary calcium, but to obtain calcium only through diet. I have been working with this client for a couple of months. She is coeliac, diagnosed 10 years ago. Her diet has been strictly…

Reaction to Bio-d-emulsion ?

A lady with migraines and osteoporosis and family history of cancer. Migraines have resolved excluding the foods she’s intolerant to (many). When she started taking osteo-B-II she could only tolerate half pill, and later, half pill on each meal. Now she can take half pill at the beginning of the…

osteoporosis

Hello. I have been asked to write a piece on male osteoporosis to include possible causes, conventional treatment and preventive measures. In my research I have come across the benefit of Vit D, Vit K, Ca, Mg, Vit C, EFAs and strontium as well as the potential harm of excess…

osteoporosis

Has anyone used lactoferrin as a support for bone density? I have a client with osteoporosis and was interested in using lactoferrin to promote osteoblast activity. I would be interested to know at what levels she would need to supplement. Would whey isolate provide enough rather than taking lactoferrin at…