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Dr. Lani’s Bone Health Guide

July 14, 2014 No Comments

“Dr. Lani’s No-Nonsense Bone Health Guide is FABULOUS! It is loaded with solid and practical information that will have you standing strong and tall for a lifetime. I highly recommend it.” Christiane Northrup, MD Author of Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom

Fractures Caused by Osteoporosis Drugs – Is Anyone Listening?

November 16, 2015 9 Comments

Sticks and Stones–and Fosamax, May Break My Bones There are many types of fractures; a stress fracture is one of them. A stress fracture can be a normal response to repeated stress upon normal bone. A good example of this is a stress fracture that occurs when an athlete who is preparing seven days a […]

Scary Skeletons: Kids Need Calcium -Not Candy- For Halloween

October 14, 2015 No Comments

Greeting hobgoblins with a glass of milk or a handful of kale might sound more like a trick than a treat for Halloween. But U.S. kids need calcium more than candy – according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), which has endorsed guidelines by the Institute of Medicine that call for a higher intake […]

You have the bones of a 110-year-old woman!

September 15, 2015 3 Comments

You have the bones of a 110-year-old woman! What doctor would tell a 30-year-old woman—who has never fractured a bone—that she has the bones of a woman who is 110 years old? This dire proclamation was given to one of my patients, based on a single bone density test. This, and similar dreadful assertions have […]

Osteoporosis, Osteoarthrosis and Osteoarthritis

July 31, 2015 1 Comment

The terms “osteoporosis,” “osteoarthrosis” and “osteoarthritis” are commonly confused. Osteoporosis literally means “porous bone.” Breaking the word “osteoarthrosis” into its roots yields: osteo = bone arth = joint osis = condition of Osteoarthrosis: “osis” at the end simply means “condition of,” so, in this case, it is the condition of a joint. You can have […]

HORMONES: Menstruating Years, Menopause, and Beyond

July 31, 2015 No Comments

FREE LIVE webinar with Dr. Lani Simpson and Judy Lane, NP, MS Dr. Lani Simpson and Judy Lane, NP, MS will discuss the importance of hormone balance during menstruating years, menopausal years, and beyond. We will explore the difference between bio-identical hormones and non-bio-identical hormones, as well as birth control pills. Natural remedies, including the […]

Osteoporosis

Fractures Caused by Osteoporosis Drugs – Is Anyone Listening?

November 16, 2015 9 Comments

Sticks and Stones–and Fosamax, May Break My Bones There are many types of fractures; a stress fracture is one of them. A stress fracture can be a normal response to repeated stress upon normal bone. A good example of this is a stress fracture that occurs when an athlete who is preparing seven days a […]

Scary Skeletons: Kids Need Calcium -Not Candy- For Halloween

October 14, 2015 No Comments

Greeting hobgoblins with a glass of milk or a handful of kale might sound more like a trick than a treat for Halloween. But U.S. kids need calcium more than candy – according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), which has endorsed guidelines by the Institute of Medicine that call for a higher intake […]

You have the bones of a 110-year-old woman!

September 15, 2015 3 Comments

You have the bones of a 110-year-old woman! What doctor would tell a 30-year-old woman—who has never fractured a bone—that she has the bones of a woman who is 110 years old? This dire proclamation was given to one of my patients, based on a single bone density test. This, and similar dreadful assertions have […]