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Vitamin D and Postmenopausal Women:
Another Case of Overuse?

Tweet If you talk to postmenopausal women, you learn that a large proportion of women are told to take vitamin D to bolster bone health, prevent osteoporosis, and fractures. This was used so widely in New York City that a … Continue reading

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Another Case of Overuse?

An Argument for Lowering Thyroid Medication, Closer Thyroid Monitoring After Menopause

Tweet This study found a twofold to threefold increased risk of fracture in people over age 70 on higher doses of thyroid replacement, especially over 0.093 mg per day. In the past, high thyroid replacement doses have been shown to … Continue reading

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