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So sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Thank you for sharing her story and for letting everyone know...More
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Reply: Broken Foot
Wow 3 appointments! Hope you get good news next Tuesday! We are thinking of you.
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Reply: osterporosis
Hello, Have you discussed your side effects with your doctor? He/She might have some advice that can help....More
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Osteoporosis
sharing my story My mother passed away at the age of 83. At one time she weighed 230 pounds. When she...More
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Reply: Osteopenia treatment
Good questions. First, just to clarify - osteopenia is not a diagnosis, it's simply low bone mass....More
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Reply: Prolia and High Cholesterol
As bonebabe said, do tell your fears/questions to your prescriber and family doc, if those are two different...More
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Reply: Strontium Citrate for BMD Increase
No, I haven't used Iprivalone. I suspect its the injectable form. Do your unrelenting research , and discover...More
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Reply: yoga and osteoporosis
Hi thank you again for all the great information! I'm 54 and never broken any bones. When I have been going...More
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Reply: Compare Reclast - Prolia - Fosomax - Actonel
I would tell you same I tell everybody - look at the NOF website (www.nof.org) All your questions can be...More
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Reply: calcium substitution
You'll need to get your calcium from your diet. Read your labels carefully. You need 1200 mg/day spread out...More
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Reply: long term use of Raloxifene
I have the same exact question. Does anyone have any new information.? I have been taking Raloxifene for 15...More
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Reply: Vitamin D defficiency
This article explains some environmental and dietary factors that can have an impact on your vitamin D...More
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Reply: Calium intake
I really appreciate your posts. Thank you.
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Reply: Calcium
My mom had hypercalcemia and was hospitalized. It is not common I guess but hyperparathyroidism and/or...More
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Reply: Could Weak Bones, Sudden Hearing Loss Be Linked?
I am so glad I came across your post! I have osteoporosis (in fact I just broke my wrist again last week)....More
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Reply: Osteoarthritis (osteoprocess)
Thank You Very Much For Helping Me..
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Reply: ulna and radius fused together
Baily K, I believe you're talking about a steel guitar, but you can also use a standard 6 string. Consoleking,...More
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Reply: Osteoporosis & Reclast/Prolia or neither?
Thank you so much for the additional information. As you might can tell, I am resistant to taking...More
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Reply: osteoporosis and medication
Dear Bonebabe, Thank you for your very honest and helpful response. I took what you have pointed out...More
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Reply: Treatment options for a 46 year old male
Diagnoses and treatments aren't approved for males under the age of 50. That said, however, doesn't mean you...More
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Reply: High Left Clavicle Fracture, Surgery Required? (X-...
It didn't heal on its own and I still haven't gotten surgery. For the most part it's not noticeable, but I...More
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Reply: RECLAST
I had my first infusion Feb. 2013. In April of that year I developed my first kidney stone. With every...More
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Reply: Prolia vs Reclast
I decided to go with the Reclast and had my first infusion four days ago. Everything went pretty well -...More
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Reply: Reclast, Prolia or Boniva???? Help!
Here's the thing about websites like this. The majority of people who respond are those who had true or...More
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Reply: Acid reflux & osteoporosis meds.
Actonel, Boniva, Fosamax and Reclast are all bisphosphonates. Reclast is given in an annual IV injection....More
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Reply: prolio
I am in a similar situation as you, though I am 71 vs your 59. I took Fosamax for about 10 years without any...More
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Reply: vitamin d
If your blood test shows your Vit D levels are low, your doctor will usually prescribe a booster dose of...More
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Reply: Vitamin D
Have your blood tested for vitamin D3
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Reply: Prolia
Prolia normally is the last resort.
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Reply: detecting
You must have ax ray scan. FDA recommends that men at 70 should be tested. Also only 20 percent of men get the...More
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