Buffalo, NY Hip Fracture Risk Reduced by Multivitamin Use

Hip fractures. These are major health issues around the world. Buffalo, NY hip fracture risk is impacted negatively by drugs taken for all sorts of issues and positively by nutritional supplements. The Novelli Wellness Center constantly considers the risk of fragility hip fracture in our osteoporotic patients and carefully monitors our Buffalo, NY osteoporotic patients. A new, simple way to address hip fracture risk appears to be once-a-day multivitamin supplementation. Easy!

Buffalo, NY OSTEOPOROSIS AND HIP FRACTURE

As easy as it seems, just finding the people who are at risk for osteoporotic hip fractures and treating them to avoid a hip fracture is occasionally a trick! A meta-analysis (a top-level review) of published research data about the efficacy of screening the general population reported that such screening reduced osteoporotic fractures and hip fractures.  (1) The Novelli Wellness Center is watchful of at-risk Buffalo, NY osteoporotic and hip fracture patients.

DRUGS AND Buffalo, NY OSTEOPOROTIC HIP FRACTURE

Fragility hip fractures and related matters like mortality are issues for healthcare providers. Certain pharmaceutical products are reported to change bone structure and influence the risk of fragility hip fractures. These drugs were highly associated with these fractures in this review of 38 studies on the topic: antidepressants, antiparkinsonian drugs, antipsychotic drugs, anxiolytic drugs, H2 antagonists, benzodiazepines, proton pump inhibitors, and thyroid hormone.  One drug intervention was associated with 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: information about osteoporosis and fracture prevention. (2) That is good advice. The Novelli Wellness Center is all about sharing information and would add that new research points to supplementation as a help.

Buffalo, NY 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 of interest.  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 reviewed. The average age was 69 years. 21% were male. Combined multivitamin supplements are already quite popular and widely used. Their use was found to be significantly protective against osteoporosis-related hip fracture. (3) The Novelli Wellness Center hates to think any of our osteoporotic patients would deal with a hip fracture!

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CONTACT The Novelli Wellness Center

Make your Buffalo, NY 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 suffering a hip fracture. 

 
The Novelli Wellness Center presents new research that shows a reduction in hip fracture by those taking multivitamins. 
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