Thousands of members of MyOsteoTeam connect with one another and read each other's stories to gain perspective and validation about living with osteoporosis. Another way to discover how to live better with osteoporosis is through books written by people who have this condition. We combed through member book recommendations and collected a list of the most popular.
1. Rebuild Your Bones: The 12-Week Osteoporosis Protocol by Mira Calton CN and Jayson Calton PhD
When Mira developed advanced osteoporosis at age 30, Jayson helped her recover from her condition with micronutrient therapy. Their book explains their journey and the science behind it, and how you can do the same.
2. Lies My Doctor Told Me: Osteoporosis: How the Latest Medical Research on Bone Drugs and Calcium Could Save Your Bones, Your Heart, and Your Life (Volume 1) by Harmony Clearwater Grace
Based on over 200 research papers and personal experience, this book sorts through the fluff to give you the facts your doctor hasn't told you about living with osteo.
3. Unbreakable: A Woman's Triumph Over Osteoporosis by Christine Thomas
When she was 42 years old, Christine broke her spine while picking up her newborn baby. This life-changing fracture was when she realized she had severe bone loss, the way that most people realize it. This cautionary tale is essential for women living with bone loss and everyone in their lives.
4. Better Balance for Life: Banish the Fear of Falling with Simple Activities Added to Your Everyday Routine by Carol Clements
Whether it is standing on one foot while brushing your feet to practicing ankle mobility while watching TV, there are simple daily exercises you can do to prevent a dangerous fall. This book teaches you what they are and why they are important.
Check out some book recommendations and favorites from Members of MyOsteoTeam:
"I'm afraid I just follow the advice I get from books on exercise for osteoporosis."
"A book I study called "A Course in Miracles," says that every encounter is a holy encounter."
"Welcome, we must keep researching and sharing information."
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