“I pronounce your bone prognosis: Crazy awesome.” When you have a chronic digestive condition, your system absorbs fewer nutrients than normal. Add calcium-depleting corticosteroids, and you’ve got a one way ticket to OsteoporosisTown, population: 1. So what’s a digestively-challenged person to do?
I had a patient with digestive problems who took pure calcium supplements for 20 years. By the time she was fifty-five years old, she had osteoporosis. She came to me in confusion, “Why did this happen to me? I took those huge calcium pills for two decades!” The reason is: you can takes tons of […]