If you’re a little on the older side, a hip fracture can change everything.
You can toss your independence right out the window…
And saddle up for a LIFETIME of disability, pain, and even frailty.
Approximately HALF of all American women… and 1 in 4 American men… over age 50 will break a bone at some point in their “golden years.”
And it’s because of osteoporosis.
According to the latest science, it’s not just a condition of “old age.”
Because it turns out that we’ve been THINNING our bones… and making them more BRITTLE… just by brushing our teeth!
A BANNED chemical… one that’s STILL permitted in toothpastes and mouthwashes… can SKYROCKET your risk of osteoporosis.
And ladies, you’re especially in the crosshairs after menopause.
What’s banned for your hands is even WORSE for your mouth
The latest research out of China shows that the antibacterial chemical triclosan causes bone changes in older gals.
The women who were MOST exposed to triclosan had the LOWEST bone mineral densities.
As a result, their risk of developing osteoporosis later in life SOARS… by nearly 2.5 TIMES.
Now, this study focused specifically on the endocrine-disrupting aspect of this chemical – specifically, its potential estrogenic activity.
While it found ZERO connection between triclosan exposure and bone mass among women who hadn’t yet gone through “the change”…
Postmenopausal women needed LESS exposure to the chemical for their bone mass to PLUMMET.
And we know that exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals can send younger gals into premature menopause… making the process of bone loss start even EARLIER.
All this… for a chemical that experts say offers NO BENEFIT!
Fortunately, the FDA has banned triclosan from antibacterial soaps and hand sanitizers…
But the agency STILL allows the chemical in TOOTHPASTE!
If washing your hands with this chemical can make your bones brittle… what will it do in direct contact with your TEETH??
People with lower bone mineral density are already known for losing more teeth…
But that’s not the worst of it.
In this latest study, triclosan exposure was measured through urine samples… and not through actual recorded use of products containing triclosan.
Now, the amount of the chemical absorbed versus excreted can vary from woman to woman.
But if the study participants weren’t ingesting triclosan, how did it get into their pee?
Your mouth absorbs toxins… MUCH more so than your skin.
And brushing your teeth with triclosan toothpaste can increase the concentration of the chemical in your urine by FIVE TIMES.
That number may be even higher if you’ve got the red, bleeding gums that are a hallmark of gingivitis – a condition that most “dental experts” recommend triclosan oral products for.
This latest study stopped short of telling you that toothpaste can cause… or at least accelerate… bone loss that leads to osteoporosis.
But I’ll take it one step further…
You should eliminate ALL triclosan from your daily life.
When you switch toothpastes, throw out your old toothbrush. Studies have shown that triclosan can linger in the bristles.
Check the ingredients on the labels for your deodorants and shaving gels and lotions… but don’t stop there.
Triclosan is even used in some clothing, kitchenware, furniture, and toys – all categories under the authority of the EPA, not the FDA.
In 2008, THAT agency decided triclosan was perfectly safe in those products.
Get rid of them all.
And start supplementing with bone-building nutrients right away. You can find a good combination of them in a bone support formula.