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Code Red: Cancer danger linked with popular osteoporosis drugs

Do you want to risk painful cancer to possibly protect your bones? That’s right, bisphosponates, very popular osteoporosis drugs, are now linked to esophageal cancer. In fact, they may actually double the risk! 

Doubled risk of esophageal cancer is just the latest danger associated with these drugs. We already knew that bisphosphonates could cause severe problems for your esophagus, like inflammation and ulcers (especially if you don’t take the drugs exactly correctly, which is much harder to do than you’d think). And let’s not forget bone death and abnormal fractures, to name a couple more potential problems. 

With cancer added to the list, it’s appalling that the FDA still says that the benefits outweigh their risk. 

They don’t. These drugs are not worth the risk. Especially when safe natural alternatives are so very effective.