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San Jose Hip Fracture Risk Reduced by Multivitamin Use

Hip fractures. These are significant health issues globally. San Jose hip fracture risk is impacted adversely by drugs taken for all sorts of issues and helpfully by nutritional supplements. Chiropractic Solutions always keeps in mind the risk of fragility hip fracture in our patients with osteoporosis and carefully monitors our San Jose osteoporotic patients. A new, uncomplicated way to address hip fracture risk seems to be once-a-day multivitamin supplementation. Easy!

San Jose 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 avoid a hip fracture is occasionally difficult! A meta-analysis (a top-level review) of published research findings regarding the effectiveness of screening the general population reported that such screening decreased osteoporotic fractures and hip fractures.  (1) Chiropractic Solutions is watchful of at-risk San Jose osteoporotic and hip fracture patients.

DRUGS AND San Jose OSTEOPOROTIC HIP FRACTURE

Fragility hip fractures and related matters including mortality are issues for healthcare providers. Some pharmaceutical products are reported to change bone structure and impact the risk of fragility hip fractures. These drugs were highly associated with these fractures in this 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 decreased risk of hip fracture: hormone replacement therapy with estrogen. The advice researchers proposed to give patients at risk of fragility hip fractures due to medications: info about osteoporosis and fracture prevention. (2) That’s good advice. Chiropractic Solutions is all about sharing information and would add that new research indicates that supplementation helps.

San Jose 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 found 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 commonly used. Their use was observed to be significantly protective against osteoporosis-related hip fracture. (3) Chiropractic Solutions hates to think any of our osteoporotic patients would experience a hip fracture!

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Chiropractic Solutions presents new research that shows a reduction in hip fracture by those taking multivitamins. 
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