The prevalence of vitamin D inadequacy amongst women with osteoporosis: an international epidemiological investigation

Speaking of wreaking havoc, in this study a whopping 64% of the women with osteoporosis were Vit D deficient.  I can honestly say that I have never had a patient come into my office on any type of anti-resporptive agents (like Fosomax or Actonel) that was told to take Vit D.  Most, but not all, are told to take calcium.

Given that Vit D at 2-4000 IU per day is practically free (and sunlight is free), the safety of taking 10,000 IU daily is well accepted and that Vit D has such a broad range of positive effects, there is absolutely no reason not to recommend this to everyone with osteoporosis.

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.