60. What Your Doctor Doesn’t Tell You About Osteoporosis
The most important thing you need to know about osteoporosis is what most doctors don’t talk about. The discussions around this disease too often focuses only on bone mineral density and medications. But more than half of people who start osteoporosis medications discontinue them and a bone density test predicts less than half of people who will break a bone. Learn how I talk to patients and how you can expand the conversation with your healthcare provider and put yourself in the driver’s seat when it comes to your health.
Key Takeaways To Tune In For
- [02:10] The business model in medicine restricts the flow of information that people receive
- [03:50] If you have osteoporosis and you break a hip there’s a 20% chance you’ll be dead in a year
- [05:20] Bone mineral density predicts less than half of people who will actually break a bone
- [06:00] What factors help predict fractures
- [07:15] What is osteosarcopenia
- [07:55] A high protein diet help reduce fracture risks
- [09:40] Why combining a high protein diet and working out helps reduce fracture risks
- [10:50] Dr. Neustad’s recommendations to help reduce fracture risks
- [14:45] What is medically induced osteoporosis
- [19:58] The role serotonin plays in the bone
- [26:40] Why sleep is important for bone health
- [27:50] It’s important to ask your doctor about medications that increase fracture risks
- [29:10] If you are losing height or teeth it can be a sign of weak bones
- [31:25] Osteoporosis is a lifestyle disease
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