Dr. Weeks’ Comment: Since the early 1980s when I did research at Mass General Hospital, mineral metabolism unit on the question of osteoporosis, I have been telling patients that the prevention of osteoporosis is NOT dense bone: chalk is dense composition of calcium but chalk is dense but BRITTLE and snaps easily. People taking conventional osteoporosis medications may get denser bone, but it is more brittle and more inclined to land the patient in the hospital with a hip fracture!
Breaking Bones with Medications
It is being called “Frozen bone.” The meds being taken to strengthen bones
may actually be shutting down both the resorption AND building of new
Listen to this NBC news report:
National Rehabilitation Hospital rheumatologist Dr. Robert Bunning