Episode 49: Irma Jennings Osteoporosis Patient Navigator

Stronger Bones Lifestyle Podcast: Take Control of Your Bone Health


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[3:05] Women don’t know what they don’t know
[4:22] Information overload
[6:39] Dr. Google
[11:58] Individualized approach
[14:08] Looking at the studies
[16:25] You have to have all the ingredients
[18:41] Stress
[19:59] It’s the training
[20:42] It’s the whole pie
[24:28] Getting your DEXA sooner
[25:58] REMS Echolight
[33:18] What are the missing pieces

Irma Jennings on the Need for an Individualized Approach to Osteopenia and Osteoporosis

In episode 49 of the Stronger Bones Lifestyle Podcast, host Debi Robinson welcomes Irma Jennings, an established Osteoporosis Patient Navigator, to discuss how women don’t know what they don’t know when it comes to their osteopenia or osteoporosis diagnosis and why you need an individualized approach.

Irma has over 13 years of specialized experience in bone health and as a holistic bone coach, she provides comprehensive, evidence-based education on bone health, ensuring her clients are well-informed about osteoporosis management. Listen today as she discusses stress, the importance of community, mental health and why you have to have all the ingredients for your bones.

Join Debi and Irma as they speak about medication and the missing pieces in your health as well as what happens when you just ask Dr. Google.

"It takes so many different ingredients to look at bone health.” [16:44]

"Are we brave enough to rewrite our story.” [21:37]

"It's really important that you have someone on your side.” [38:53]

"Go into your doctors office with brave respect.” [40:10]

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Yoga can stimulate bone growth in your 20’s and can reverse bone loss in your 60’s. Yoga creates stronger bones because it has 10-20 times greater pressure than gravity.
In addition to bone growth, Yoga improves balance, anxiety, and posture.
The osteocytes in your legs govern your appetite, which is why Yoga promotes weight loss.
Rotation is completely safe for women suffering from osteoporosis or osteopenia. Safe spinal rotation involves having proper length and extension in the thoracic curve.
Yoga done for 20-30 minutes every day can protect your cognitive function.

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