The Function of Bisphosphonates Drugs

A look at the function of Bisphosphonate drugs, and discussion of causes to side effects. The function of Bisphosphonate drugs is to suppress bone turnover. So what does that mean? Bone acts as a battery of the body. The energy that this battery stores is calcium. Calcium is the most important mineral that the body has, as every nervous system action, muscular action, and … [Read more...]

Race and Osteoporosis

Explaining the connections between race and osteoporosis. Race may no longer matter with diagnosis, as bone size should be looked at as well as bone density when determining risks of osteoporotic fracture. Until recently, physicians have cited risk factors of low bone mass or osteoporosis to include racial and ethnic background. It has been standard practice by … [Read more...]