Are you ready to live? Really live that feeling good life you desire to live? Do you want health for your body and strength for your bones? Thank you for joining me today on the Feeling Good podcast. “It shall be health to your body, and strength to your bones” – these are words from chapter 3, verse 8 from the book of Proverbs. This health and strength that Proverbs speaks of here are two things that I’m sure everybody desires to have, all the days of their lives. In today’s podcast, we are going to focus on the strength of your bones. I will outline five simple recommendations you can follow to strengthen your bones and to prevent debilitating conditions such as Osteopenia and Osteoporosis.
Key Takeaways from This Podcast:
[1:34] Dr. Phil received a question from Erin who was diagnosed with having low bone density, a condition known as Osteopenia.
[2:07] What is Osteoporosis? What typically causes this medical condition?
[2:33] Dr. Phil shares some alarming facts about Osteopenia and Osteoporosis.
[4:36] Dr. Phil has 5 simple recommendations for preventing Osteopenia and Osteoporosis.
[5:20] #1 – Drink adequate amounts of pure water – minimum of ½ your body weight in ounces per day.
[7:39] #2 – Avoid or at least limit your consumption of soda – replace these bone depleting drinks with water.
[8:30] #3 – Eat plenty of mineral and vitamin rich foods every day – especially foods rich in calcium, magnesium and vitamin D.
[9:46] #4 – Have your hormone levels checked on a regular basis, including Vitamin D levels.
[10:24] Take the Adrenal Stress Index saliva test if you are highly stressed or experienced physical or emotional trauma.
[11:33] #5 – Get consistent exercise – especially weight bearing or resistance exercise.
[12:47] What if you have already been diagnosed with Osteoporosis? What can you do?
[14:16] What does Dr. Phil mean by ‘easily absorbable calcium’?
[15:27] Miss Robin followed all of Dr. Phil’s recommendations, which resulted in a dramatic improvement in her bone density.
[16:26] If you have any questions you want answered, please email them to Dr. Phil: [email protected]
Mentioned in This Episode of The Feeling Good Podcast:
Carson Natural Health & Wellness Consulting – Facebook page
Free Guide on Getting Enough Calcium in Your Diet
Learn More about Saliva Testing
Vitamin D Council
The information provided on this podcast is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should not use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease without consulting with a qualified healthcare provider. Please consult your healthcare provider with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your condition.