Hip fractures. These are major health
issues globally. Malverne hip fracture risk is impacted negatively
by drugs taken for all types of issues and helpfully
by nutritional supplements. Malverne Health & Wellness constantly keeps in
mind the risk of fragility hip fracture in our osteoporotic patients and carefully monitors
our Malverne osteoporotic patients. A new, simple
way to address hip fracture risk appears to be once-a-day
multivitamin supplementation. Easy!
Malverne OSTEOPOROSIS AND HIP FRACTURE
As easy as it seems, just finding the people
who are at risk for osteoporotic hip fractures and treating them to prevent
a hip fracture is sometimes a trick! A meta-analysis
(a top-level review) of published research findings regarding
the efficacy of screening the general population reported
that such screening decreased osteoporotic fractures and hip
fractures. (1) Malverne Health & Wellness is watchful of at-risk
Malverne osteoporotic and hip fracture patients.
DRUGS AND Malverne OSTEOPOROTIC HIP FRACTURE
Fragility hip fractures and related issues
including mortality are issues for healthcare providers. Certain
pharmaceutical products are reported to change
bone structure and influence the risk of fragility hip fractures.
These drugs were significantly associated with
these fractures in a review of 38 studies on the topic:
antidepressants, antiparkinsonian drugs, antipsychotic drugs, anxiolytic drugs,
benzodiazepines, H2 antagonists, proton
pump inhibitors, and thyroid hormone.
One drug intervention was associated with a reduced risk of hip fracture: hormone replacement therapy with estrogen. The advice
researchers proposed to give patients at risk of fragility hip
fractures caused by medications: info
about osteoporosis and fracture prevention. (2) That is good
advice. Malverne Health & Wellness is all about sharing information and would
add that new research points to
supplementation as a help.
Malverne CHIROPRACTIC SUGGESTED NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS
AND HIP FRACTURE REDUCTION
As hip fracture is a serious complication of osteoporosis, a
non-drug approach like multivitamin use and its effect on hip fracture risk is of interest. A
meta-analysis reported on 8 studies on hip fracture risk and
multivitamin use. 80,148 subjects – 4237 of them had a fragility hip fracture –
were examined. The average age was 69 years. 21% were
male. Combined multivitamin supplements are already very popular
and widely used. Their use was observed to be
significantly protective against osteoporosis-related hip fracture. (3)
Malverne Health & Wellness would hate to see any of our osteoporotic patients suffer
a hip fracture!
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CONTACT Malverne Health & Wellness
Schedule your Malverne chiropractic
appointment soon. We can assess your fragility hip
fracture risk and the appropriateness of adding a multivitamin to your daily
nutrition routine to avoid your experiencing a