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Osteoporosis – It’s NOT a Bone Disease, Part 1

Osteoporosis Its NOT a Bone DiseasePart 1

Bone is one of the strongest materials found in nature. Ounce for ounce, bone is stronger than steel, since a bar of steel of comparable size would weigh four or five times as much. One cubic inch of bone can in principle bear a load of 19,000 lbs. or more — roughly the weight of five […]

Osteoporosis – It’s NOT a Bone Disease, Part 2

Osteoporosis Its NOT a Bone DiseasePart 2

In Part 1 of this series, we discussed how humans are naturally built with bones that rival even the strongest man made materials like steel and concrete. Yet today, over 45 million Americans suffer from osteoporosis – and its getting worse. Today, we’re going to look beyond the bones themselves to find out the cause of these brittle […]