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Colorado Springs Hip Fracture Risk Reduced by Multivitamin Use

Hip fractures. These are significant health issues around the globe. Colorado Springs hip fracture risk is impacted adversely by drugs taken for all sorts of issues and helpfully by nutritional supplements. The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR always keeps in mind the risk of fragility hip fracture in our osteoporotic patients and carefully observes our Colorado Springs osteoporotic patients. A new, simple way to address hip fracture risk seems to be once-a-day multivitamin supplementation. Easy!

Colorado Springs OSTEOPOROSIS AND HIP FRACTURE

As easy as it seems, just figuring out who are at risk for osteoporotic hip fractures and treating them to prevent a hip fracture is occasionally difficult! A meta-analysis (a top-level review) of published research findings about the effectiveness of screening the general population reported that such screening decreased osteoporotic fractures and hip fractures.  (1) The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR is watchful of at-risk Colorado Springs osteoporotic and hip fracture patients.

DRUGS AND Colorado Springs OSTEOPOROTIC HIP FRACTURE

Fragility hip fractures and associated issues like mortality are issues for healthcare providers. Certain pharmaceutical products are described as changing 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 subject: 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 suggested to give patients at risk of fragility hip fractures caused by medications: info about osteoporosis and fracture prevention. (2) That’s good advice. The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR is all about sharing information and would add that new research points to supplementation as a help.

Colorado Springs 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 most interesting.  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 very popular and commonly used. Their use was observed to be significantly protective against osteoporosis-related hip fracture. (3) The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR would hate to see any of our osteoporotic patients experience a hip fracture!

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Make your Colorado Springs chiropractic appointment soon. 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 hip fracture. 

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