Alternative to Bisphosphonates

Posted by criss @criss, Oct 1, 2020

For those who are on the fence about whether or not to take biphosphonates or Prolia for osteoporosis, look into Lara Pizzorno’s book “Your Bones”. She explains how osteoclasts and osteoblasts work on bone rebuilding and how those medications negatively affect the process in the long term. She recommends natural supplements of AlgaeCal, Strontium and perhaps some others to safely rebuild strong bone. Support is also available through The AlgaeCal Community on Facebook. Lara will often answer specific questions there. Here’s a link to her personal story: I took Actonel for 4 years and Boniva for another 4 years. My bone scans showed some improvement while on the drugs but a decrease in bone density after discontinuing after the recommended length of time. You can’t stay on these drugs indefinitely. I’ve been taking AlgaeCal and Strontium for over a year with no problem. I expect my next Dexa scan to show improvement.


@criss I just tend to be a skeptic when a person advocates something that they will profit from. Hopefully if you do use it, it will be helpful. Since I am on the fence about osteoporosis prescriptions I may end up using it myself. First I want to have my consultations with my two endocrinologists.

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Hey JK, I am the same way! Keep us posted on how your consults go with the two endocrinologists! And, if possible, definitely get a referral to a nutritionist specifically for osteoporosis diet!!!! Warmest wishes, Sunnyflower @contentandwell @criss

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