Gladden Longevity

Unveiling the Secrets to Strong Bones: Nutrition, Exercise, and Hormones – Episode 210

Do you need to check your medication list to make sure it is not a hidden cause of bone loss? Join Jeffrey Gladden and John Neustadt in this episode of Gladden Longevity. John Neustadt, ND, graduated from Bastyr University, was the medical director of Montana Integrative Medicine, and is the founder and president of Nutritional Biochemistry, Inc. (NBI) and NBI Pharmaceuticals. He is a member of the Bone Health and Osteoporosis Foundation (BHOF) Corporate AdvisoryRoundtable. Dr. Neustadt has published over 100 research reviews, written four books, and was recognized by Elsevier as a Top Ten Cited Author in the world for his work. Dr. Neustadt’s latest book is Fracture-Proof Your Bones: A Comprehensive Guide to Osteoporosis. In this episode, they discuss the limitations of the bone density test, the hidden causes of osteoporosis, and how to grow stronger bones and reduce your fracture risk naturally. How can you improve your diet to reduce osteoporosis and fracture risk? Do you know how to create a holistic plan and know which questions to ask your doctor?

Listen to this episode to learn about making a hundred the new thirty, living beyond 120, and Living Young for a Lifetime!

Show Notes:

Osteoporosis means that you are fully depleted ofbone density. (1:15)

The sick care system really needs to be focused on new priorities. (2:55) 

One of the important principles in naturopathic medicines is that you treat the underlying cause (6:20)

The doctor advises quitting the job due to stress. (6:13)

John says a bone density test only predicts forty-four percent of women who would break a bone. (8:50)

SSRI antidepressants are power destroyers of bone. (10:25)

Just as we inherit genes from our parents, we are more likely to adopt their diets and lifestyles, too, which affects our bone health. (12:23) 

Dr. Gladden is happy John is looking at bone metabolically. (15:44)

FDA-approved meds don’t prevent fractures well. (16:00)

John highlights the importance of moving and exercising. (18:21)

Sardine and kale are great sources of calcium. (20:28)

John shares advice about the importance of avoiding food and medication that destroy bone density. (22:48)

When you are thinking about exercise, you should think about training the nervous system to avoid it. (25:20)

Increasing daily steps reduces mortality. (27:30)

Dr. Gladden questions John about how hormones come into play. (29:25)

Dr. Gladden mentions his experience of seeing bone density improvement through the use of growth hormones. (31:30)

Dr. Gladden wantsto know if people are getting better using MK4 alone. (34:40)

Michael shares Important tools for fighting osteoporosis and fractures. (38:22)

Discount code of ten percent when you use the code nbi10. (40:30)

Dr. Gladden looks forward to reading a copy of Ohn’s book. (43:40)

John spoke about what he would be doing differently three to five years from now. (46:16)

Globally, osteoporosis is second on to cardiovascular diseases as a health concern. (48:05) 

John shares his top three hacks for optimizing youthfulness. (50:30)

Listen to the Gladden Longevity Podcast for more information. (51:12)

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