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Lawrenceville, NJ (Dr Charles B Simone) – The following increase the risk for osteoporosis for everyone including athletes:

  1. Smoking and Caffeine – 2 to 3 cups of coffee/day 

  2. High Sodium intake- some activity drinks and refer to prior posting Too Much Sodium 

  3. High Protein diet causing metabolic acidosis – particularly important issue for Athletes, some of whom consume much more protein than is required. 

  4. High Blood Acid caused by high protein diet, high levels of stress (producing excess cortisol and adrenaline), and immune hypersensitivity. 

  5. Soft drinks (high phosphates)

  6. Alcohol

  7. Sedentary Lifestyle, Aging 

  8. Steroid treatment of arthritis, asthma, inflammatory bowel disease; and excessive thyroid hormones. 

  9. Anti-depression medications: fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, paroxetine, sertraline, nortriptyline, protriptyline, desipramine, amitriptyline, desipramine, clomipramine, doxepin, imipramine, trimipramine. 

  10. Cadmium – a toxic metal found in tobacco smoke and also dolomite, a common calcium tablet. 

  11. Amenorrhea (lack of menses)

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