Consider that when the bone-making cells of mice were engineered to have a genetic deficiency in telomerase, the viability of those osteoblasts in terms of the ability to keep dividing suffered. T
Just as people are now broadly questioning the use of cholesterol-lowering drugs, I believe the use of osteoporosis medications will soon be under fire.
• Did you know these bone health drugs work by poisoning one of the two types of cells charged with maintaining bone health?
• Did you know that Vitamin D can cause osteoporosis?
To learn about the root causes of osteoporosis, which lie in stem cell aging, watch this video that I did:
Invariably, bones are very weak and porous after 70 and don’t hold the hardware well so perhaps long term use of TA has helped their bone health?
She had uneventful surgery and was discharged after one day. She only required a walker for three days and took no pain pills. The surgeon remarked that he couldn’t believe how healthy both her bones and joints were. I can’t say that it is related but this is certainly not typical for an 87 yo woman. (Of note, she and her husband have both been taking a telomerase activator for 1.5 yrs.)