It’s like watching a disaster unfold in slow motion… but this isn’t a car crash on a movie screen. It’s REAL LIFE as a new drug heads to market, likely destined for millions of older women desperate for help for their osteoporosis weakened bone.
But in reality, even as it strengthens those thinning bones, it could weaken something else – causing damage that’s far worse than a broken bone.
It could pop you right in the heart!
Protect your bones from osteoporosis WITHOUT risks
The medical mainstream is celebrating a new bone-building drug called romosozumab (aka Evenity). The feds just approved it for older women with a high risk of bone breaks from osteoporosis.
The numbers are pretty impressive: In one study, it cut the risk of a spinal fracture by 73 percent, while other studies show it not only stops bone loss, but can actually help new bone to grow.
But don’t break out your own party hats and join the celebration just yet.
See, before the feds approved this osteoporosis drug… they did something else.
They REJECTED it!
Turns out those benefits come with a dark side. The drug can increase the risk of heart attack, stroke, and even sudden DEATH.
The feds were so concerned by these risks that they slapped a big fat X on the application just two years ago.
The drug hasn’t improved. It hasn’t been tweaked or made safer.
It’s the same med!
Yet this time it snuck through. And it’s NOT because they’re suddenly confident in the drug’s safety.
Just the opposite.
Fight osteoporosis with NATURAL bone essentials
First, the new osteoporosis drug will come with a warning label over those deadly heart risks.
How’s that for inspiring confidence?
And second, as part of the approval, the company that makes the drug will be required to conduct ongoing safety studies for YEARS.
In other words, every woman who takes this med is playing guinea pig.
Don’t let them turn you into a lab rat.
Get back to basics. Focus on the essentials you need for bone health. And that means more than just those calcium chews.
By themselves, they’re practically worthless. But when combined with magnesium, vitamin D, and vitamin K, you can give your body the ingredients they need to keep your bone strong and fight osteoporosis.
Then, be sure to work in my favorite…
3 All-natural BONE-BOOSTERS
1. Omega-3 fatty acids:
These essential oils can help your body absorb those minerals better and put them to work. And unlike the new osteoporosis drug that can CAUSE a heart attack or stroke, omega-3s can help PREVENT them.
Gut bacteria help crank out the IGF-1 hormone needed to build strong bone and prevent breaks and fractures. The common Lactobacillus found in supplements and yogurt is the best of the lot to take advantage of this osteoporosis battling benefit.
Nearly HALF of everyone over 70 doesn’t get enough protein. Getting enough leads to healthy muscles and better balance, so you don’t fall and suffer a break. Plus, your body requires protein to absorb calcium to help rebuild bone.
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