MEDICINE WHEEL: ‘Scurvy of the Bone’, Osteoporosis & The Healing Powers of Vitamin C

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Source – drsuzanne.net

“…When vitamin C is low, just the opposite happens. Bone cells that degrade bone called octeoclasts proliferate, and bone cells that lay down mineral and new bone called osteoblasts are not formed. Studies have shown that elderly patients who fractured bones had significantly lower levels of vitamin C in their blood than those who haven’t fractured”

Osteoporosis Is Scurvy of the Bone, Not Calcium Deficiency – By: Suzanne Humphries, MD

“A joyful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit dries up the bones.”~Proverbs 17:22

It saddens me to see older women diagnosed with “osteopenia” or “osteoporosis” listening to their doctors and taking supplemental calcium and even problematic drugs called bisphosphonates. These are irrational, dogmatic, harmful approaches to the problem of degrading bone as we age. In my time practicing nephrology and internal medicine, I saw numerous patients suffering from vascular disease while taking the recommended…

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