Diagnosed with osteopenia she found herself alone with the decision “to take drugs or not”.
Irma Jennings, a dynamic and healthy 65 year old is a Holistic Bone Coach and founder of the company and blog with the same name – Food for Healthy Bones. Irma went from the boardroom on Wall Street to the cutting board in her kitchen after returning to school in 2003.
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Diagnosed with osteopenia (bone density reduction) in 2005 her diagnosis was met with a prescription pad. As with most women, she found herself alone with the decision “to take prescription drugs or not to take” and if not, what other options were there?
She decided NOT to take the drug option presented. Many women find themselves in this situation after their DEXA test reveals osteopenia or osteoporosis. Irma listened to her body as it said “NO to the drugs. This began her Food for Healthy Bones journey.
Her choice was calcium and mineral rich foods and today her bones are strong and have not become osteoporotic. Listen in as Irma shares details of and insight into that journey from the doctor’s office to where she is now.
“To succeed in life you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone & a funny-bone.” Reba McEntire