UPDATE: MARCH 28 - HEALTH EFFECTS: Fluoride & Osteoblasts
Fosamax Induced Fractures, More Bad News
As if Fosamax didn't have enough problems, another nail was hammered into the coffin at the 2010 AAOS Meeting. Two more studies came out showing Fosamax disturbs bone formation, and implicates Fosamax in spontaneous mid-femur fractures (without trauma). These reports came from the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and Columbia University Medical Center.
Fosamax Study Denies Link with Femur Fractures - A recent NEJM article by Dennis Black MD denying a link between Fosamax and spontaneous mid-femur fractures has many doctors raising their eyebrows. Firstly, there is the problem of conflict of interest. The study was funded by Fosamax maker, Merck, and the authors are all on Merck's payroll.UPDATE: 27 March 2010 -
It is very critical that you understand that the bisphosphonate drugs are associated with killing off specific cells that have to do with the complete cycle of bone construction and destruction in the body's natural physiology.
Another critical issue is the fluoride base in the majority of these drugs, known to cause the creation of brittle bones or what is called "swiss cheese" or weak bones that cannot stand up to stress. Many other drug classifications, such as antibiotics and antidepressants, that contain fluoride compounds will also promote negative bone health issues.
You can locate our prior articles on this topic using the search box at the top of the right column.
Please feel free to contact us for your consultation about what you can do naturally to have strong, healthy bones. It isn't by using Fosamax or any of the other osteoporosis Rx drugs.
This article identifies many of the problems caused by fluoride.
Should you have legal concerns, perhaps our legal colleagues at Chaffin Luhana LLP may be able to assist you if you have suffered fracture from using these drugs.
Bone Drugs Risky
Fluoride in Fosamax, Reclast
And in this new report learn about visual problems with the use of anti-depressants (SSRI fluoride based compounds) -
Anti-depressants bring higher risk of developing cataractsSeems there must be something prescribers are not telling those to whom they give these drugs!
ScienceDaily (2010-03-08) -- Some anti-depressant drugs are associated with an increased chance of developing cataracts, according to a new statistical study. ... > read full article
FLUORIDE ALERT: Please drop everything you are doing and watch the TV news story, "Dangerous Fluoride," from the CBS affiliate in Atlanta, Georgia at http://www.cbsatlanta.com/video/22781769/
Remember Atlanta is the home of the CDC: the biggest promoter of fluoridation in the US and the world. Dan Stockin has struck at the heart of the beast of fluoridation in its home town. Neither the ADA nor the CDC could provide answers to the CBS news team. Source:FLUORIDE ACTION NETWORK http://www.FluorideAlert.Org