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Dr. Lani’s Bone Health Guide

July 14, 2014 No Comments

“Dr. Lani’s No-Nonsense Bone Health Guide is FABULOUS! It is loaded with solid and practical information that will have you standing strong and tall for a lifetime. I highly recommend it.” Christiane Northrup, MD Author of Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom

Osteoporosis, Osteoarthrosis and Osteoarthritis

July 31, 2015 1 Comment

The terms “osteoporosis,” “osteoarthrosis” and “osteoarthritis” are commonly confused. Osteoporosis literally means “porous bone.” Breaking the word “osteoarthrosis” into its roots yields: osteo = bone arth = joint osis = condition of Osteoarthrosis: “osis” at the end simply means “condition of,” so, in this case, it is the condition of a joint. You can have […]

HORMONES: Menstruating Years, Menopause, and Beyond

July 31, 2015 No Comments

FREE LIVE webinar with Dr. Lani Simpson and Judy Lane, NP, MS Dr. Lani Simpson and Judy Lane, NP, MS will discuss the importance of hormone balance during menstruating years, menopausal years, and beyond. We will explore the difference between bio-identical hormones and non-bio-identical hormones, as well as birth control pills. Natural remedies, including the […]

Primary Hyper-parathyroidism an Under-diagnosed Condition

May 4, 2015 No Comments

Hypercalcemia (elevated blood calcium) can be caused by a parathyroid tumor (primary hyperparathyroidism). These tiny tumors (most often benign) produce excess parathyroid hormone that breaks down bone and typically results in an elevated serum (blood) calcium level. Elevated calcium can also signal the presence of other diseases and should never be ignored. Normal serum calcium […]

Lab Test Results Can Be Wrong or Misinterpreted – Should We Trust Our Lab Test Results?

March 2, 2015 No Comments

The answer to this question is both yes and no. Lab tests, when done correctly can offer you very important information about your health. However, the reliability of the test depends on many factors, including the management of the lab facility, the skill of the technicians, and the test kits that the lab uses for […]

Five Foods for Healthy Bones

February 17, 2015 4 Comments

Bones need a variety of nutrients to be healthy. Most people think that guzzling milk or chowing down on lots of dairy products will make bones strong and healthy. Potential consequences of overdoing dairy include; increased risk of heart disease and maybe bones that are more fragile. The bones need a variety of foods that […]

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis, Osteoarthrosis and Osteoarthritis

July 31, 2015 1 Comment

The terms “osteoporosis,” “osteoarthrosis” and “osteoarthritis” are commonly confused. Osteoporosis literally means “porous bone.” Breaking the word “osteoarthrosis” into its roots yields: osteo = bone arth = joint osis = condition of Osteoarthrosis: “osis” at the end simply means “condition of,” so, in this case, it is the condition of a joint. You can have […]

HORMONES: Menstruating Years, Menopause, and Beyond

July 31, 2015 No Comments

FREE LIVE webinar with Dr. Lani Simpson and Judy Lane, NP, MS Dr. Lani Simpson and Judy Lane, NP, MS will discuss the importance of hormone balance during menstruating years, menopausal years, and beyond. We will explore the difference between bio-identical hormones and non-bio-identical hormones, as well as birth control pills. Natural remedies, including the […]

Primary Hyper-parathyroidism an Under-diagnosed Condition

May 4, 2015 No Comments

Hypercalcemia (elevated blood calcium) can be caused by a parathyroid tumor (primary hyperparathyroidism). These tiny tumors (most often benign) produce excess parathyroid hormone that breaks down bone and typically results in an elevated serum (blood) calcium level. Elevated calcium can also signal the presence of other diseases and should never be ignored. Normal serum calcium […]