Osteoporosis is a disease in which the density and quality of the bone are reduced, making it weak and brittle. A variety of supplements offer potential benefit, although in limited situations.
Sign in as a member to learn which supplements might be helpful for osteoporosis and which might not be, including boron, calcium, collagen, magnesium, melatonin, soy isoflavones, strontium (as strontium ranelate or citrate), vitamin A, vitamin D, and vitamin K, as well as blueberry and the product BoneUp. Also, find out whether diets such as the Mediterranean diet, vegan and vegetarian diets, weight loss diets, and acid-producing diets might be helpful for bone health.
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