Osteoperosis and osteopenia are extremely common in women as they age. This is a multi-factorial metabolic disorder of the bone. For women looking to avoid the use of bisphosphonate drugs, Dr. Rajsree offers a holistic protocol that evaluates and treats your nutritional status including key minerals and vitamins necessary for healthy bones. She addresses hormones since menopause and thyroid imbalances are often associated with accelerated bone loss. Gut health is also evaluated as certain imbalances and infections can alter your nutrient absorption and lead to bone loss. She will counsel you on avoiding “bone saboteurs” which are present in our diet and environment that may be taking a toll on your bone density. Finally she emphases dynamic weight bearing exercises to promote and improve bone density.