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Reply: Reclast, Prolia or Boniva???? Help!
How old are you? Have you fractured any bones since age 40? What are your T-scores? Are you on hormone...More
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Reply: Medication denied by Cigna
I think they're denying Binosto because it's a new medication and patents are still pending. It's pretty...More
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Reply: Side effect of STOPPING Fosamax
Hi I read your story I snapped my femur bone 2013 I was on Boniva, alendronate three years prior to my femur...More
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Reply: Boniva side effects
The stories about subtrochanteric femur fractures are not quite complete. The information from them is coming...More
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Reply: detecting
No. A blood test is, in fact, NOT a good way to detect osteoporosis. A DXA is the gold standard for testing....More
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We don't know enough about your scan results or history to weigh in on your dilemma. Your doctor is correct....More
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Reply: Good sources of dietary calcium (other than milk) ...
All good choices. Also many foods now have calcium added or just naturally. The trick is to look at the food...More
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Reply: Calium intake
Women need 1200 mg of calcium a day. Because the body can only absorb about 600 mg at a time, it can be tricky...More
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Reply: Reclast vs Prolia
I have not had a fracture thank goodness. I am not on any estrogen because my family has too much female...More
Posted by walkgirl
Reply: Reclast vs. Prolia
There are clinical trials using Reclast and I think Prolia, but they are only about 4 months into the tests....More
Posted by gonzal13
long term use of Raloxifene
I have been taking Raloxifene (first as Evista and now as generic) for over 10 years. The only side effect for...More
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Reply: Prolia vs Reclast
Start with the Reclast. Use Prolia only if you get no positive results with Reclast. The way you'll determine...More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: Prolia
The good news is that you don't have severe osteoporosis. You have osteoporosis. A -2.5 in an otherwise...More
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Osteoporosis, wrist fracture and surgery
Hi, I am 36 years old and have osteoporosis, which showed in a dexa scan. Last week, I broke my wrist and...More
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Reply: Advocare Spark and caffiene
Advocare Spark is an energy drink. I can't see any correlation between it and osteoporosis. Why would you...More
Posted by bonebabe
IBS, UTI and Prolea
I was diagnosed with Osteoporosis a few years ago. I am very active and have used Hormone replacement compounds...More
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Reply: High Left Clavicle Fracture, Surgery Required? (X-...
Hi Mate, I think, It's been already more than 3 years, could you tell me, how is your shoulder now? I have...More
Posted by lordkrishna
Reply: Change in medication needed?
Based on the information you've given, if I were you, I'd go back on the Fosamax. It appears you had a good...More
Posted by bonebabe
Exercise is Very beneficial
Hi. I am new to this site. I was diagnosed via Dexa Scan with osteopenia in 2011. In 2013 the femoral head...More
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Reply: ulna and radius fused together
Hi there. My bones are fused at the elbow and I've been like it all my life. My palms are faced down so to...More
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Reply: Worried About Starting Prolia
Still waiting for that T-score number from my Dr but at this point it doesn't matter. I'm going on Monday...More
Posted by woofiesmom
I am 56, in excellent health and have osteoporosis. I was on Forteo injections for two years. My T score is a...More
Posted by clerkie
Reply: Treatment options for 86 year old woman
If she's continuing to lose bone mass, Forteo may be the best thing for her to do. If her insurance doesn't...More
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Reply: ache in knee joint
Take supplements to lubricate and support damaged joints. I would suggest taking deer velvet. It is a...More
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Reply: Pre-Menopausal and Osteoporosis - Physician Commen...
Hi bonebabe: Thanks so much for your feedback. I don't have any pre-disposing factors for the osteoporosis;...More
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Reply: Diagnosed with Osteoporosis
So sorry to hear this. If the doctor noticed frail bones on a regular x-ray, you did indeed have something...More
Posted by bonebabe
It won't. Sorry. If for no other reason than bone does not respond to change that rapidly. That's why bone...More
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Reply: Newly diagnosed
You're the best! How true, my first DXA is my baseline & what happens from here forward will tell the...More
Posted by terryannh
Good luck...
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