The Wellness Revolution Podcast with Amber Shaw

TWR 223: Improving Bone Health & Preventing Osteoporosis in Women Over 40 with Dr. John Neustadt

Did you know 80% of osteoporosis patients are women? Did you know your medications could be compromising your bone health? Let’s get to the bottom of this… On today’s Wellness Revolution Podcast, Dr. John Neustadt, ND is here to talk about how women can reduce their risk of osteoporosis and prevent fractures and falls later in life. He also shares the best diet and lifestyle tips for improving your bone health and what you should know of before taking a new bone density supplement/medication.

Dr. John Neustadt, ND is a naturopathic doctor, researcher, integrative medical expert, and the Founder and President of Nutritional Biochemistry, Inc. (NBI). Having published more than 100 medical articles and four health and wellness books, he is now a #1 Amazon Best-Selling Author in the field of Osteoporosis. His most recent book is “Fracture-Proof Your Bones: A Comprehensive Guide to Osteoporosis.”

As women over 40, we’re often so concerned with hormones or weight control that we neglect the importance of our bone health. None of us want to end up falling and breaking a hip or an arm, right? Right! So, tune in to learn how to best take care of your bones so you can prevent this silent disease.

Key Highlights:

  • What causes osteoporosis? (hormonal changes, medications, etc.)

  • What is primary vs. secondary osteoporosis?

  • Fracture risk factors & How to prevent bone fractures.

  • The best diet and supplements for improving bone health and preventing osteoporosis.

  • Why are the majority of people with osteoporosis women?

  • How anti-depressants increase your risk of osteoporosis & How to protect your bones while taking pharmaceuticals.

  • What does a bone density test tell you?

  • How to reduce the risk of falling as you age.

  • The #1 question you should ask your doctor before taking a new medication/supplement for bone density.

  • How sleep and social connection impact bone health.

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