Fort Wayne Chiropractic Osteoporosis Help: Calcium Supplement01/24/2012“We Want Calcium! We Want Calcium!” Music to your Fort Wayne chiropractor’s ear! Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc’s response: “Yes, you do!” Because calcium is a key building block of bone and bone mass along with Vitamin D and other nutrients, it is crucial to feed your bones the nutrients they need to be robust and healthy over the course of a lifetime! Building bone mass is very important and must begin while we are young, particularly in the growing adolescent years. (1) Certain bone diseases such as Osteoporosis are common among the elderly because we are more likely to lose half our bone mass as we get older. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc encourages our young patients to build a strong bone mass while they are young which will allow them to lose half of it without experiencing the painful osteoporosis side effects such as fracture. Regardless of your age and/or osteoporosis stage, Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc wants to provide you with information about calcium supplementation that can help you treat as well as prevent osteoporosis and its related problems. Diet recommendations for osteoporosis prevention and treatment are valuable and demand careful implementation. Osteoporosis is a familiar disease among the elderly, especially postmenopausal women. Calcium supplementation is effective in decreasing the occurrence of osteoporosis. Your Fort Wayne chiropractor is educated in the administration of calcium supplementation as well as the other elements working with calcium to maximize your health response. Use Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc’s osteoporosis and nutritional expertise for your treatment. What are the various calcium sources that doctors recommend? There are a lot of different calcium sources out there which include: milk, chews, and supplements. We want you to get calcium in any way you can, however, some sources are more suitable than others. Calcium supplementation has some advantages over other means like milk drink and milk chews by elevating calcium in the serum. (1) A good thing! And what about “brand”? Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc often is asked if brand x is “ok” or not. Our best reply is to have you check the type of calcium. Calcium citrate is generally better absorbed than other types, but talk with us about your calcium supplement, whatever it may be. In our Fort Wayne chiropractic practice, we’re here for your nutritional needs and questions. Check out this article, then contact us for your spinal and nutritional needs! « View All Nutrition Articles"This information and website content is not intended to diagnose, guarantee results, or recommend specific treatment or activity. It is designed to educate and inform only. Please consult your physician for a thorough examination leading to a diagnosis and well-planned treatment strategy. See more details on the DISCLAIMER page. Content is reviewed by Dr. James M. Cox I."