Dr. Lani's No-Nonsense Bone Health Guide: The Truth about Density Testing, Osteoporosis Drugs, and Building Bone Quality at Any Age (Hardcover)
- Written by a leading expert in women's health who is both a Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) and a Certified Clinical (bone) Densitometrist (CCD) - Exposes the problems with bone testing procedures and tells readers how to assure an accurate test result - Practical tone helps readers make sense of confusing and sometimes conflicting health information - Up-to-date information about drugs and medical treatments - Includes information about diet, exercise, and natural supplements - 10 million people currently have osteoporosis, and even more are at risk - Out of the 44 million Americans suffering from low bone density, 68% are women - Osteoporosis affects 200 million women worldwide - approximately 1/10 of women aged 66, 1/5 of women aged 70, 2/5 of women aged 80, and 2/3 women aged 90 - 1 in 2 women and 1 in 4 men over the age of 50 will suffer some osteoporosis-related fracture in their lifetime - October 20th is World Osteoporosis Day - May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month.
Dr. Lani Simpson is a chiropractic doctor and a Certified Clinical (bone) Densitometrist (CCD). She has been an expert in women's health care for 25 years, treating thousands of patients with a multidisciplinary and holistic approach to health. She cofounded the East Bay Menopause and PMS Center and the Osteoporosis Diagnostic Center in Berkeley, CA, where she lives. She is an expert in bone density, osteoporosis, and menopause and aging, and gives continuing education seminars to health professionals about these issues.