circular wrote:I was at my allopathic primary care doctor's yesterday and we went over my current supplements. She supported all these to help address my osteopenia, and I need to track my calcium intake for a bit to see how much calcium citrate to supplement. I wasn't taking selenium, zinc or magnesium for my bones, so I was glad to hear she thought they were important for that.
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Ssa wrote:...other than 400 mg calcium citrate in my alkaline balance by source naturals. I don’t supplement more calcium.
circular wrote:Ssa wrote:...other than 400 mg calcium citrate in my alkaline balance by source naturals. I don’t supplement more calcium.
Hi Ssa, thank you for getting me off the dime about my osteopenia. I just posted some thoughts about calcium as it fits into my routine here.
It would be interesting for someone super knowledgeable about it to offer a sort of hierarchy of which components to bone health are most important. Interestingly, Dr. Bredesen has said that our brain health depends on the balance between neurogenic and neurodegenerative factors and has used the analogy of the balance between osteoblasts and osteoclasts in bone health. In his brain model he's found that many see improvements in cognition even when they can't address all the "holes in their roof." Perhaps this is true for bone health too. That if we understood all the variables the way Dr. Bredesen parses out those of brain equilibrium, we could get away with some not being perfect. Stavia does a nice job in the Primer addressing the big kahunas of brain health. I'd like something like that for bone health so we don't overthink some of its variables that may have less impact than others, or that are more easily obtained through diet than supplement because the amounts needed may not be that high. For example selenium and zinc. How much are really needed for good bones? So often the supplements are quite high doses (I saw your post about the selenium issue). So your program may have helped your bones, but that doesn't tell us whether it goes too far at the same time.
Ssa wrote:Just get tested ( Masterjohn ) to see if you even need it. I had no idea it was such tight range.
rjkmhk wrote:Laurie: On another forum that I am on, has a member that mixes one drop of Hubner's colloidal silica in water and drinks it...if she’s using filtered water, what would be the difference between this method and your husbands method? Thanks!
kharris536 wrote: Is there anyone else out there, who has one or two copies of ApoE4 who has experienced the same or similar issues with diet/supplement related LDL and/or triglyceride volatility?
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