DHEA for Spinal Bone Density Syosset NY

In women in Syosset ages 65-75 taking DHEA along with calcium and vitamin D increased their bone density 2% each year during a 2 year study. “The results of our study are very promising. Similar studies have demonstrated much smaller benefits for bone than we found.

Local Companies

Options for Wellness
914-713-0789
397 Grand Boulevard
Scarsdale, NY
Dr. Paul Capobianco, D.O.
516-671-5017
71 Walnut Road
Glen Cove, NY
CHARLES SMUTNY, DO
(631) 486-4720
717 Larkfield Road
Commack, NY
Henry Julius Meyers, MD
845-688-1117
10 Fiske Pl Ste 225
Mount Vernon, NY
Richard K Bernstein, MD
914-698-7525
1160 Greacen Point Rd
Mamaroneck, NY
Greenwich Hospital Center for Integrative Med
203-863-3615
30 Lake Avenue
Greenwich, CT
Henry C. Sobo, M.D.
203-348-8805
111 High Ridge Rd.
Stamford, CT
LESLIE BENNETT, MD
(718) 380-8500
135-40 78Th Drive
Flushing, NY
Susan Spanton Blum, MD
914-723-1643
1075 Central Park Ave
Scarsdale, NY
Michael David Sitrin, MD
516-483-2020
226 Clinton St
Hempstead, NY
Data Provided by:
    

Provided By:

DHEA Helps Older Women Build Spinal Bone Density

Author: Byron J Richards
In women ages 65-75 taking DHEA along with calcium and vitamin D increased their bone density 2% each year during a 2 year study. “The results of our study are very promising. Similar studies have demonstrated much smaller benefits for bone than we found. However, calcium and vitamin D deficiencies, which are present in half of older adults, may have prevented DHEA from improving bone density in the earlier studies,” said Edward Weiss, Ph.D., associate professor of nutrition and dietetics at Saint Louis University’s Doisy College of Health Sciences and lead author of the study. “In addition to its beneficial effects on bone, DHEA replacement may have other benefits including improvements in risk factors for diabetes and heart disease, improvements in immune function, and improvements in psychological health,” Weiss said. This study used a fairly high dose of DHEA, 50 mg. Because basic DHEA can be converted to testosterone or estrogen, it is not an appropriate supplement for many people. However, the form of DHEA I recommend to women is called 7 keto DHEA metabolite, and it does not metabolize to estrogen or testosterone, offering a safer approach. In general health you make about 25 mgs of DHEA per day, and that level steadily declines after at 30 and by age 70 is only 20% of youthful levels. DHEA is an important adrenal reserve hormone, released at the time of cortisol production – but staying relatively stable in your blood as it is cleared more slowly than cortisol. It appears to have a buffering effect, in that when it goes low cortisol is more likely to enter a wear and tear mode – which is certainly the case with weight gain. I am more conservative with DHEA supplementation, suggesting anywhere from 8 – 25 mgs per day of 7-keto DHEA. I feel that some is helpful for many women but you also want to focus on building your overall adrenal function. About the Author:

Byron J. Richards, Founder/Director of Wellness Resources, Inc. , is a Board-Certified Clinical Nutritionist and a world renowned natural health expert. Richards is the first to explain the relevance of leptin and its link to solving obesity.

Article Source: http://www.articlesbase.com/women's-health-articles/dhea-helps-older-women-build-spinal-bone-density-992030.html

Related Articles
- Effects of Long-Term Lead Exposure Syosset NY
Exposure to lead over a lifetime may increase the risk of dying from heart disease, new research shows. Researchers analyzed lead concentrations in the blood and bones of 868 mostly white men from the Boston area who participated in a veterans' aging study.
- Exercise Reduces Risk of Osteoporosis Syosset NY
- On Sciatica Syosset NY
- Approach For Congenital Spine Condition Syosset NY
- CT Imaging Syosset NY
- The Impact of Stem Cells Upon You Syosset NY
- How to Find Out Your Bone Density Syosset NY
- Calcium and Bone Health Syosset NY
- Head and Neck Cancer Risk Syosset NY
- Hypercholesterolemia Syosset NY