Osteoporosis has become a common scourge, afflicting people—especially women—in ever-growing numbers. Yet osteoporosis drugs like Fosamax® or Boniva® are dangerous—not only do they actually increase your risk for bone fractures, they may also cause heart problems and kill bone tissue in your jaw.
Are women genetically programmed to develop weak, brittle bones? The answer is an emphatic "No!" Your Bones uncovers the real culprits responsible for the osteoporosis epidemic. It will not only teach you how to identify those factors in your life that are putting your bones at risk; it will also arm you with the cutting-edge information you need to prevent osteoporosis and maintain strong, healthy bones for life—naturally, relying on diet, supplements and exercise.
Lara Pizzorno, MA, LMT is the managing editor for Longevity Medicine Review and senior medical editor for SaluGenecists, Inc. She is coauthor of Natural Medicine Instructions for Patients, coauthor of The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods, and editor of The World's Healthiest Foods: Essential Guide for the Healthiest Way of Eating.
Jonathan V. Wright, MD is the founder and medical director of Tahoma Clinic in Renton, Washington. With degrees from Harvard University and the University of Michigan, Dr. Wright has been at the forefront of natural biomedical research and treatment since 1973 and has written many best-selling books including Your Stomach, also published by Praktikos Books.