Can H pylori Infection cause Osteoporosis?

Interesting new findings… Osteoporosis is characterized by reductions in bone density, leading to fractures in vulnerable areas such as the wrists and hips, in addition to degradation of vertebrae. As such it is a serious problem. Theoretically, there are several reasons why H pylori infection could contribute to osteoporosis in some people. H pylori can cause stomach acid levels to decrease over time, leading to poor absorption of calcium and other minerals (this is shown in several studies and discussed in my book, The Hompes Method). Inflammation caused by H pylori infections can stimulate the breakdown of bone by...