Fort Wayne Hip Fracture Risk Reduced by Multivitamin Use03/16/2021Hip fractures. These are significant health issues around the globe. Fort Wayne hip fracture risk is impacted negatively by drugs taken for all sorts of issues and helpfully by nutritional supplements. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc constantly considers the risk of fragility hip fracture in our patients with osteoporosis and carefully observes our Fort Wayne osteoporotic patients. A new, simple way to address hip fracture risk seems to be daily multivitamin supplementation. Easy! Fort Wayne OSTEOPOROSIS AND HIP FRACTURE As easy as it seems, just finding the people who are at risk for osteoporotic hip fractures and treating them to prevent a hip fracture is sometimes a trick! A meta-analysis (a top-level review) of published research findings regarding the effectiveness of screening the general population reported that such screening decreased osteoporotic fractures and hip fractures. (1) Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc is vigilant about looking for at-risk Fort Wayne osteoporotic and hip fracture patients. DRUGS AND Fort Wayne OSTEOPOROTIC HIP FRACTURE Fragility hip fractures and related issues like mortality are issues for healthcare providers. Certain pharmaceutical products are reported to alter bone structure and impact the risk of fragility hip fractures. These drugs were highly linked to these fractures in this review of 38 studies on the topic: antidepressants, antiparkinsonian drugs, antipsychotic drugs, anxiolytic drugs, benzodiazepines, H2 antagonists, proton pump inhibitors, and thyroid hormone. One drug intervention was linked to a reduced risk of hip fracture: hormone replacement therapy with estrogen. The advice researchers proposed to give patients at risk of fragility hip fractures due to medications: information about osteoporosis and fracture prevention. (2) That’s good advice. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc is all about sharing information and would add that new research indicates that supplementation helps. Fort Wayne CHIROPRACTIC SUGGESTED NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS AND HIP FRACTURE REDUCTION As hip fracture is a serious complication of osteoporosis, a non-drug approach like multivitamin use and its effect on hip fracture risk is most interesting. A meta-analysis found 8 studies on hip fracture risk and multivitamin use. 80,148 subjects – 4237 of them had a fragility hip fracture – were included. The average age was 69 years. 21% were male. Combined multivitamin supplements are already very popular and commonly used. Their use was found to be significantly protective against osteoporosis-related hip fracture. (3) Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc would hate to see any of our osteoporotic patients experience a hip fracture! Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Kelly Brinkman on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as she describes the gentle effective outcome of of The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management in relieving back pain, even chronic back pain that has been around for more than 10 years! CONTACT Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc Make your Fort Wayne chiropractic appointment soon. We can assess your fragility hip fracture risk and the appropriateness of adding a multivitamin to your daily nutrition routine to avoid your experiencing a hip fracture. « 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."