Hip fractures. These are major health
issues around the world. Carrolltown hip fracture risk is impacted negatively
by drugs taken for all sorts of issues and positively
by nutritional supplements. Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation constantly considers the risk of fragility hip fracture in our osteoporotic patients and carefully observes
our Carrolltown osteoporotic patients. A new, simple
way to address hip fracture risk appears to be once-a-day
multivitamin supplementation. Easy!
Carrolltown 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 occasionally a trick! A meta-analysis
(a top-level review) of published research data regarding
the effectiveness of screening the general population reported
that such screening reduced osteoporotic fractures and hip
fractures. (1) Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation is watchful of at-risk
Carrolltown osteoporotic and hip fracture patients.
DRUGS AND Carrolltown OSTEOPOROTIC HIP FRACTURE
Fragility hip fractures and related matters
including mortality are issues for healthcare providers. Certain
pharmaceutical products are reported to alter
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:
antiparkinsonian drugs, antidepressants, anxiolytic
drugs, antipsychotic drugs, benzodiazepines, proton pump inhibitors, H2
antagonists, and thyroid hormone.
One drug intervention was linked to 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: details
about osteoporosis and fracture prevention. (2) That’s good
advice. Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation is all about sharing information and would
add that new research indicates that supplementation helps.
Carrolltown 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 included. The average age was 69 years. 21% were
male. Combined multivitamin supplements are already quite popular
and widely used. Their use was found to be
significantly protective against osteoporosis-related hip fracture. (3)
Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation hates to
think any of our osteoporotic patients would deal with
a hip fracture!
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CONTACT Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation
Schedule your Carrolltown chiropractic
appointment today. We can evaluate your fragility hip
fracture risk and the appropriateness of adding a multivitamin to your daily
nutrition routine to avoid your experiencing a