Strontium is one of many trace minerals found naturally in your bones and essential for bone health. Strontium, along with Calcium, may support bone formation but strontium should be taken away from calcium for maximum absorption. Recent research suggests that strontium may be a very important mineral for protecting bones. A double blind study with 1,645 postmenopausal women showed that strontium seemed to help with support of healthy vertebrae composition. Another study, also with postmenopausal women, showed strontium to help promote healthy hip bones.
- Research indicates that Strontium may inhibit bone resorption while stimulating bone growth
- Strontium may help improve thinning of the spine and the hip
- Strontium may be beneficial in people on medications that contribute to thinning of the bones, e.g., steroids, Synthroid, and some diuretics
- Pure Encapsulations Strontium is available in convenient hypoallergenic, vegetarian capsules