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Old 01-21-2017, 05:11 PM
WakesurfMike WakesurfMike is offline
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You have to have good bone density to get an ADR. I recently found out mine is low and spent lots of time doing research on what I can do to improve mine. I wanted to post some information that might help others. I am getting some blood work done to see if there is a medical cause of my low bone density but really believe now it might be because of a High protein diet and the fact that I used to drink 2-3 Coke Zero 12 oz cans a day.
How your body works.
Endocrinology - Calcium and Phosphate Regulation
Colas, but not other carbonated beverages, are associated with low bone mineral density in older women: The Framingham Osteoporosis Study.
Researchers at Tufts University, studying several thousand men and women, found that women who regularly drank cola-based sodas -- three or more a day -- had almost 4% lower bone mineral density in the hip, even though researchers controlled for calcium and vitamin D intake. But women who drank non-cola soft drinks, like Sprite or Mountain Dew, didn't appear to have lower bone density. Phosphoric acid, a major component in most sodas, may be to blame, according to lead study author Katherine Tucker, PhD
From all the stuff I have read and watch it is my understanding that anytime you drink a Cola with Phosphoric acid your body has to balance the PH and Calcium level of your Blood. It does this by releasing hormones that cause the bones to release calcium into the blood.
Your body also has to balance PH depending on what food you eat. I have lost a lot of weight in the last few years. I used to weigh 265 and I am down to 190lbs. I did this with a High Protein diet which might also be why I have low bone density. This very long video goes into a low acid diet.
I wanted to make sure everyone is aware of this as well. If your bone density is fine you may not want to take a supplement because High levels of Calcium can double your risk of Heart Attact.
What I am doing to try to make my bones Stronger.
1. I am taking extra supplements.
2. Cut out any Cola products that contain Phosphoric Acid. ( I used to drink 2-3 Coke Zero a day)
3. Reduce caffeine consumption.
4. Eating more Green vegetables. (Kale, Collard Greens, Broccoli etc)
5. Eating bone broth soups. (This gets all the minerals from the bones. Collard greens with smoked neck bones)
6. Trying to do some weigh beating exercises on spine. (This is hard one since it increases pain).
2007 Herniated L5/S1 Lifting changing X-ray tube at work. MRI PT/ Steroid shots/med
2009 switched to Remote/phone support
2010 workman’s comp lawsuit
2011 Microdiscectomy approved 80% pain relief
2011-2016 few flare ups but would always get beter after a few days.
6/2016 Pain is not going way
07/2016 MRI, tramodol, Nucynta, Celebrex
08/2016 Regenerxx PL-Disc shot- didn’t work at all
10/2016 can't even stand or sit for work for 30 minutes before pain gets worse
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