Baton Rouge Chiropractic Osteoporosis Help: Calcium Supplement

We want calcium!“We Want Calcium! We Want Calcium!”
Music to your Baton Rouge chiropractor’s ear!
Spine & Sports Rehab Center’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 imperative to supply your bones the nutrients they need to be robust and healthy over the length of a lifetime! Building bone mass is very important and must start while we are young, particularly in the growing teen years. (1) Certain bone diseases such as Osteoporosis are common among the elderly due to the fact that we tend to lose half our bone mass as we get older. Spine & Sports Rehab Center teaches 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, Spine & Sports Rehab Center wants to share with you information about calcium supplementation that can help you treat as well as prevent osteoporosis and its related problems.

Diet suggestions for osteoporosis prevention and treatment are valuable and demand careful implementation. Osteoporosis is a common disease among older people, especially postmenopausal women. Calcium supplementation is useful in decreasing the occurrence of osteoporosis.  Your Baton Rouge chiropractor is educated in the administration of calcium supplementation as well as the other elements working with calcium to maximize your health response. Use Spine & Sports Rehab Center’s osteoporosis and nutritional expertise for your treatment.

What are the different calcium sources that doctors recommend?  There are many 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”? Spine & Sports Rehab Center 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 typically better absorbed than other types, but talk with us about your calcium supplement, whatever it may be. In our Baton Rouge chiropractic practice, we’re here for your nutritional needs and questions.

Check out this article, then contact us for your spinal and nutritional needs!

 

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