Osteoporosis: Tips to Nourish Yourself to the Bone
You can reverse bone loss holistically! Bone-strengthening drugs, though needed in certain cases, have undesirable side effects. Dr. Carrie explains how you can do three things that build good-quality bone naturally: exercise, eat enough calcium, and get enough vitamin D. She also describes how vata dosha (in ayurveda, an excess of air) plays an important role in bone loss, and she recommends ways you can ground and nourish yourself to balance this excess.
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Carrie Demers MD, has practiced integrative medicine for 22 years. After earning her medical degree and becoming board-certified in internal medicine, Dr. Demers went on to study massage, homeopathy, yoga, meditation, nutrition, herbal medicine, and ayurveda. She uses all these modalities to support patients’ inherent ability to heal.
Dr. Demers sees patients, writes articles, and lectures nationally on integrative medicine. She is board-certified in integrative medicine, and has been the... Read more>>