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Hi , could increase in taking Albumin [egg whites] . put calcium back into bones .better than taking Bisphonates, say alandronic acid .?

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    I don't think bisphosphonates, or any bone meds, put calcium back into your bones. What they do in most cases is slow down (or stop) bone remodelling, which is the removal of old bone, so that new bone builds up. That's why they are problematic when taken for a long time, more than two or three years, because the new bone is then being built up on an increasingly aging matrix and becomes susceptible to "atypical" fractures. To actually get calcium into your bones you need to have adequate Vitamin D3, Vitamin K2 (not K1), magnesium, and a handful of other micronutrients. Of these the hardest to get in the modern Western diet is K2 which is why a supplement is desirable. Weightbearing exercise (even walking) encourages bone to become stronger, more dense. So it's a two-pronged approach. Good nutrition with a few judicious supplements, and appropriate exercise.

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