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Vancouver Hip Fracture Risk Reduced by Multivitamin Use

Hip fractures. These are significant health issues around the world. The risk of Vancouver hip fracture is impacted adversely by drugs taken for all sorts of issues and positively by nutritional supplements. Vancouver Disc Centers always considers the risk of fragility hip fracture in our osteoporotic patients and carefully monitors our Vancouver osteoporotic patients. A new, uncomplicated way to address hip fracture risk seems to be daily multivitamin supplementation. Easy!

Vancouver OSTEOPOROSIS AND HIP FRACTURE

As easy as it seems, just figuring out who are at risk for osteoporotic hip fractures and treating them to avoid a hip fracture is sometimes a trick! 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) Vancouver Disc Centers is vigilant about looking for at-risk Vancouver osteoporotic and hip fracture patients.

DRUGS AND Vancouver OSTEOPOROTIC HIP FRACTURE

Fragility hip fractures and related matters including mortality are issues for healthcare providers. Certain pharmaceutical products are reported to alter bone structure and impact the risk of fragility hip fractures. These drugs were highly associated with these fractures in a 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 reduced risk of hip fracture: hormone replacement therapy with estrogen. The advice researchers suggested to give patients at risk of fragility hip fractures due to medications: information about osteoporosis and fracture prevention. (2) That is good advice. Vancouver Disc Centers is all about sharing information and would add that new research indicates that supplementation helps.

Vancouver 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 widely used. Their use was observed to be significantly protective against osteoporosis-related hip fracture. (3) Vancouver Disc Centers hates to think any of our osteoporotic patients would suffer a hip fracture!

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Make your Vancouver chiropractic appointment now. 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. 

 
Vancouver Disc Centers presents new research that shows a reduction in hip fracture by those taking multivitamins. 
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