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By Joseph Hazan,M.D., FACOG


Your bones are constantly undergoing

turnover. On the one hand some bone

content is being resorbed and on the

other hand more is being built.

Building bones is a normal function

that goes unnoticed.

There is normally a balance between

building and resorbing. When this balance

is upset there could […]


Joseph Hazan, M.D., FACOG


Osteoporosis risk factors are well


1) Smoking

2) Low calcium and Vitamin D 3 intake

3) Menopause

4) Small body size

4) Steroids and some anticonvulsants

5) Family history

6) Lack of exercise

7) Alcohol intake

8 ) Coffee, soda, caffeine

9) Estrogen deficiency

Tomorrow we will look into […]


By Joseph Hazan,M.D.,FACOG


Vitamin D is essential in bone repair and

maintenance. Vitamin D is instrumental

in calcium absorption.

In cases of vitamin D deficiency

osteoporosis is seen.

50% of adults are vitamin D deficient.

Further, many adults who have the

following factors are at higher than

average risk of vitamin D deficiency:

1) […]