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Dr. Lani's no-nonsense bone health guide : the truth about density testing, osteoporosis drugs, and building bone quality at any age /

Dr. Lani's no-nonsense bone health guide : the truth about density testing, osteoporosis drugs, and building bone quality at any age /
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Simpson, Lani.
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"Dr. Lani's No-Nonsense Bone Health Guide: The Truth About Density Testing, Osteoporosis Drugs and Building Bone Quality at Any Age is part whistle-blower book, part bone health bible. This is the first consumer book to expose the shocking difficulty of getting an accurate bone density reading and the serious r (more)
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616.716 Simpson KL In at KL (Kathryn Linnemann)
616.716 Simpson MK In at MK (Middendorf-Kredell)
CH 616.716 Simpson MK In at MK (Middendorf-Kredell)


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Control No. 1111418
LCCN 2013040296
ISBN 9780897936613 (pbk.)
ISBN 0897936612 (pbk.)
ISBN 9781681625683 (hardcover)
Author Simpson Lani
Title Dr. Lani's no-nonsense bone health guide : -- the truth about density testing, osteoporosis drugs, and building bone quality at any age / -- Lani Simpson, DC, CCD.
Varying Title No-nonsense bone health guide
Varying Title Bone health guide
Edition Statement First edition.
Physical Description xvi, 320 pages : -- illustrations ; -- 22 cm
Series Title Ask Alison recommended
Bibliography, Etc. Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-312) and index.
Formatted Contents Note Fractures : facts and fears -- Bone density screening : right test, wrong results? -- Obtaining the best bone density test -- Rating your personal fracture risk -- Beyond bone density testing : what's really going on in your body? -- Osteoporosis medications : worth the risk? -- Alternatives to medications : an integrative approach to bone health -- Hormones and your bones -- Getting a gut feeling about your bone health -- Fight fractures with food -- Strong moves : exercise for better bones.
Summary "Part whistle-blower book, part bone health bible, [this item] exposes [what the author sees as] the shocking difficulty involved in getting an accurate bone density reading and the serious risks of long term use of the most recent osteoporosis medications ... Simpson, both a Doctor of Chiropractic and a Certified Clinical Densitometrist, cuts through the confusion and inaccuracies surrounding osteoporosis to explain her whole-body approach to bone health, which includes discussions of digestive health, diet, supplements, and exercise"-- -- Provided by publisher.
Subject Osteoporosis
Subject Osteoporosis Alternative treatment
Subject Bone densitometry




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Annotation 1 "Dr. Lani's No-Nonsense Bone Health Guide: The Truth About Density Testing, Osteoporosis Drugs and Building Bone Quality at Any Age is part whistle-blower book, part bone health bible. This is the first consumer book to expose the shocking difficulty of getting an accurate bone density reading and the serious risks of long term use of the most recent osteoporosis medications such as Fosamax, Boniva, and Reclast, which are often handed out automatically based on inaccurate readings.In addition to discussing the pros, cons, and serious risks of medications, Dr. Simpson shares her whole-body approach to bone health, which includes discussions of digestive health, diet, supplements, and exercise. Readers will learn surprising facts about what foods and medicines might hurt bone health and which ones will help in building strong bones. Dr. Simpson includes a careful breakdown of calcium supplementation and which kind is best. The book also includes basic bone biology, statistics about bone disease and fractures, how aging affects the bones, comparisons of different fracture-risk assessment procedures, the risks and benefits of drugs and alternative treatments, and even recipes for bone-building meals!"--

Annotation 2 A leading chiropractic doctor and a Certified Clinical Densitometrist exposes the shocking difficulty of getting an accurate bone-density reading and the serious risks of long-term use of osteoporosis medications, and presents her own whole-body approach to building strong bones. Original. 75,000 first printing.

Annotation 3 A chiropractor exposes the difficulty of getting an accurate bone-density reading and the serious risks of long-term use of osteoporosis medications, and presents her own whole-body approach to building strong bones.

Annotation 4
Part whistle-blower book, part bone health bible, Dr. Lani’s No-Nonsense Bone Health Guide is the first consumer book to expose the shocking difficulty of getting an accurate bone density reading and the serious risks of long-term use of osteoporosis medications, which are often prescribed based on inaccurate readings. In addition to this vital information about bone density testing, Dr. Lani Simpson cuts through the confusion and inaccuracies surrounding osteoporosis and explains what readers can do now to build and maintain healthy bones for life. Dr. Simpson shares her well-rounded, whole-body approach to bone health, including discussions of digestive health, diet, supplements, exercise, and how aging affects the bones. Readers learn surprising facts about what foods and medicines might hurt bone health and which ones will help build strong bones. Also included is a thorough discussion of calcium supplementation and how to do it right. Dr. Lani’s No-Nonsense Bone Health Guide is the key to long, healthy, fracture-free golden years.

Annotation 5
Part whistle-blower book, part bone health bible, Dr. Lani's No-Nonsense Bone Health Guide exposes the shocking difficulty involved in getting an accurate bone density reading and the serious risks of long term use of the most recent osteoporosis medications.

Author Dr. Lani Simpson, both a Doctor of Chiropractic and a Certified Clinical Densitometrist cuts through the confusion and inaccuracies surrounding osteoporosis to explain her whole-body approach to bone health, which includes discussions of digestive health, diet, supplements, and exercise. You may be surprised to learn which foods and medicines hurt bone health and which ones help in building strong bones.

The book also sheds light on basic bone biology, how aging affects the bones, the risks and benefits of drugs and alternative treatments, a comprehensive breakdown of calcium supplementation ? and some delicious recipes for bone-building meals.

We all share concerns about bone health and osteoporosis. Whether you are one of the nearly 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 every day, or a younger person building a healthy body, Dr. Lani’s No-Nonsense Bone Health Guide will answer your questions and help you live long, healthy, and fracture-free into your golden years.

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Dr. Lani Simpson is a chiropractic doctor and a Certified Clinical (bone) Densitometrist (CCD). She has been an expert in women’s health care for 25 years, treating thousands of patients with a multidisciplinary and holistic approach to health. She cofounded the East Bay Menopause and PMS Center and the Osteoporosis Diagnostic Center in Berkeley, CA, where she lives. She is an expert in bone density, osteoporosis, and menopause and aging, and gives continuing education seminars to health professionals about these issues.



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