Algaecal / Bone Healthy Living / Other / Video / April 27, 2011

Eva Benedicta Saraiva, 77, lives in the Botafogo neighbourhood of Rio de Janeiro. Eva was diagnosed with osteoporosis over a year ago, following a hip fracture. Not long after the hip fracture, she suffered a spinal fracture which was extremely painful and greatly reduced her mobility for some time. Despite the serious situation, Eva did not give up. She found a specialized clinic where she was diagnosed and able to benefit from a targeted physiotherapy programme which helped immensely in her recovery. She currently has a doctor who monitors her osteoporosis treatment which includes calcium and vitamin D supplementation. Like many older people, Eva must also take medication for other health problems, including high blood pressure, anaemia and a thyroid disorder. With great perseverance and willpower, Eva is able to carry out many of her routine daily activities – she…

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Algaecal / Bone Healthy Living / Other / Video / March 23, 2011

Watch this true story about the struggles of osteoporosis Video Transcription Hi, my name is Salima Ladak Kachra. I’m 40 years old. I’m from Canada. I was diagnosed with osteoporosis at the young age of 25 after fracturing four bones in my thoracic spine from a fall. Before I fractured I was very independent and being able to do things that we take for granted like doing the laundry, doing the bed, doing groceries. Once I fractured it was really, really hard for me to do things like what I talked about. Now my husband and my children help me do these things. My kids help me do the bed. They help me pick up clutter on the floor because I’m really scared of falling again. When I fractured, it was really hard that first year just trying to become…

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Algaecal / Bone Healthy Living / Other / Video / March 23, 2011

Joan Rivers explains why you should talk to your doctor about osteoporosis Video Transcription Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would be a candidate for osteoporosis. I know. I know now, I should have paid more attention to my personal risk factors. I should have taken better care of my bones. And you know what? So should you. So come on. Beat the break. Take responsibility for your bones, and just talk to your doctor about osteoporosis. Tell him Joan Rivers said please tell you about bone health. It’s so easy. You’ll be glad you did.

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Bone Healthy Living / Research / September 22, 2010

Original Article From ABC News By John Gever, MedPage Today Oral Bisphosphonates, Taken by Millions of Americans, May Increase Cancer Risk With Long Term Use A second look at British registry data indicates that esophageal cancer may be more common after all in patients taking oral bisphosphonate drugs, a type of drug used to treat osteoporosis, for long periods. In an analysis involving some 80,000 patients tracked for more than seven years on average, individuals diagnosed with esophageal cancer of were 1.93 times as likely to have received at least 10 prescriptions for oral bisphosphonates compared with controls not having cancer, reported Dr. Jane Green of the University of Oxford in England and colleagues online in BMJ. While previous research has not found such a connection between osteoporosis drugs and cancer, this most recent study tracked patients for long periods…

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Bone Healthy Living / Other / Research / Video / August 31, 2010

A few months back we heard the reports stating that the long term use of osteoporosis drugs like Fosamax can lead to fractures. Here are some follow up stories from Fosamax users on ABC News. Talk To Your Doctor About Fosamax In this video Dr Besser answers common questions regarding the FDA Fosamax report, basically TALK TO YOUR DOCTOR! AlgaeCal Can Help Treat Osteoporosis Strengthening your bones is possible at any stage of life with the AlgaeCal® Plus and Strontium Boost supplements. This first-ever combination of all the proven bone building ingredients from around the world, helps you grow stronger, healthier bones within 6 months – and we guarantee it. In a six-month randomized, open label human clinical study, 176 women and men ages 18 to 85 used AlgaeCal Plus and Strontium Boost supplements and followed a healthy diet while participating…

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Bone Healthy Living / Experts / Research / Video / July 29, 2010

AlgaeCal Osteoblast Study Researchers from the Harvard Medical School and University of Connecticut, collaborate on this landmark study which was accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of the peer-reviewed journal, Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry. In direct head-to-head tests, the scientists compared the effects of AlgaeCal with the two top-sellers, calcium carbonate and calcium citrate. Focused on the proliferation, mineralization and oxidative stress in cultured human osteoblast cells, the study results showed that AlgaeCal®, increased alkaline phosphatase activity 200 percent more effectively than calcium carbonate and 250 percent better than calcium citrate. In addition, AlgaeCal outperformed calcium carbonate and calcium citrate by 300 and 400 percent respectively on DNA synthesis – the ability of these osteoblasts to produce new bone building cells. In other words, the AlgaeCal calcium increased the number of human bone building cells by 400 percent more…

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Bone Healthy Living / Experts / Research / Video / May 19, 2010

Make no bones about it. The human skeleton is remarkable. It constantly rebuilds itself throughout life. For bones to stay strong, you need a steady supply of regulating hormones and minerals. Upset that balance and you can get osteoporosis, a condition that causes brittle bones. So even a slight bump or a fall can cause a fracture. That’s why this video on bone health tips from Dr. Oz is one you need to watch! Here’s how to shore up your bones Get 1,200 miligrams (mg) of calcium and 1,000 international units (IU) of Vitamin D — ideally, through food and natural sunlight. But supplements can work, too. Also try fermented dairy like real yogurt. And do weight-bearing exercises. Those are the ones that cause you to push, pull or lift.   AlgaeCal Can Help Prevent and Treat Osteoporosis Strengthening your…

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Algaecal / Bone Healthy Living / Other / Video / March 30, 2010

What would possess a fifty-something mom and her daughter to bike all the way across America? According to Marybeth Bond, “We’re Shrinking! When I realized this a few years ago I compared notes with my sisters and mother; we discovered that between us we’ve lost six inches due to osteoporosis. I don’t want my daughters to have the same problem.” “Recently I learned that girls acquire 85-90% of their bone mass by age 18. During this period in their lives my daughters lived at home and I made breakfast and dinner every day. I was responsible for their diets and I wish I had known more about regular exercise and bone-bolstering foods.” Follow these women as they pedal across America in an all-female campaign to bring awareness to the silent disease osteoporosis which runs in our family and affects millions…

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