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How Long Is It Safe to Take Bisphosphonates for Osteoporosis? Long Term Bisphosphonate Therapy Increases the Risk for Serious Fractures of the Femur

A John’s Hopkins Health Alert titled “How Long Is It Safe to Take Bisphosphonates for Osteoporosis?” Should Raise Some Concerns Men on Long Term Bisphosphonate Therapy Hormone therapy (ADT) is notorious for many negative side effects, including osteoporosis.  Osteoporosis is the thinning of bone that increases the risk for fractures, especially hip and spine fractures.  [...]

What Causes Bone Fractures in Prostate Cancer?

We all know that one of the common problems many of us will confront when fighting prostate cancer is experiencing bone fractures. Somtimes these fractures happen for little or no obvious cause. Why are bone fractures, especially spontaneous fractures (without any evident reason) so common in prostate cancer? […]

Diet and Lifestyle Still Top Bone Loss Prevention Strategies

According to a new position paper from the North American Menopause Society (NAMS), despite all the new drugs that are available, diet and lifestyle should remain the first osteoporosis management tool. Only after diet and lifestyle has failed should any of the newly approved treatment options to prevent osteoporosis be considered. […]

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