Osteo-K FAQ: Who Should Take Osteo-K

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Q: Should I take Osteo-K?
If you are concerned about your bone health, and are not taking Coumadin (warfarin), you should taek Osteo-K. According to the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) risk factors for bone loss and osteoporosis include history of prior fractures, family history of osteoporosis, early menopause (younger than 45 years), dementia, poor nutrition, smoking, alcoholism, impaired eyesight, weight less than 120 pounds, history of falls, sedentary lifestyle, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder), eating disorders, gastrectomy, rheumatoid arthritis, celiac disease (gluten intolerance), stroke, lactose intolerance, and medications such as antacids (Prilosec, Prevacid, Nexium, Protonix, Aciphex, Zantact), corticosteroids (prednisone, methylprednisone, dexamethasone) and tamoxifen. Additionally, cadmium toxicity can also increase the risk for osteoporosis.

Q: Can everyone take Osteo-K?
No. People taking warfarin (Coumadin) cannot take Osteo-K because the vitamin K in the dietary supplement will interfere with the warfarin.

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