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Reply: How Do I treat Osteoporosis?
Hi , I also did the natural approach to stronger bone and after a yr of strength training I used a weight...More
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WOLFFS LAW is important for strong bone .
My doctor said I must start doing weight exercises or weight bearing exercise to get my bone strong he said...More
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Reply: My Osteoporosis treatement question
Thanks Bonebabe, Yes, I think I would like to look into the Evista as perhaps an alternative to Fosamax...More
Posted by gyrette
Reply: question re osteoporosis treatment
To drop from a -2.5 to -3.7 in such a short while is a dramatic loss. You are right to be considering...More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: First signs
There are none. It's called the Silent Disease. What you look for are your risk factors and have a bone...More
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Reply: T9 compression fracture due to fall
She's still in her bone building years. Make sure she gets in 1200 mg of calcium a day and 1000 IU of Vit D....More
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Reply: 67 YO Man with Celiac Disease and Osteoporosis
A couple of things you need to know. First, change is not measured or determined by T-score. If your score...More
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Reply: Osteoporosis
Hi Beth, Yes, you have given me some piece on mind and I do thank you again for your time and patience. I...More
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Reply: Criteria for researching primary cause
My brother was diagnosed the same way at age 43. It was determined that his heavy consumption of alcohol...More
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Reply: Side effect of STOPPING Fosamax
happened to me also and told dr but got no answer was on Fosamax 4 yrs and taken off 4 months agao and now...More
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Reply: yoga and osteoporosis
Yes, if you and your instructor know how you can safely modify or sit out the particular exercises. These...More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: Osteoporosis
Hi there, I have a question. Did you mother died because of osteoporosis or also some other medical...More
Posted by lucciola14

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Reply: Strontium Citrate for BMD Increase
Hi Noahyes 1, I've had one experience where the doctor had to use temporarily another Dexa machine, and the...More
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Reply: Could Weak Bones, Sudden Hearing Loss Be Linked?
I am 61 years old, and was diagnosed with a mild-moderate hearing loss in both ears a few years ago. It has...More
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Reply: Prolia
How long did the rash last? Was it confined to a small area or most of the body? Did you talk to your doctor...More
Posted by bonebabe
I had one injection of Prolia 4 months ago. My only adverse reaction was a rash. Should I get another...More
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Reply: Dont know what to do.
I hope you keep posting as I am very interested in learning about how the treatment you decide on works for...More
Posted by Koenig67
for bone density
this works and easy to use. Well worth the money.
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Fosamax and joint pain
Started weekly doses of fosamax 3 weeks ago. Finger joint swollen and painful. Will this go away. Should I be...More
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Reply: Strontium Citrate and Vitamins D3, K1, K2, Magnesi...
Hi There - I was wondering if you had any side effects from the strontium ranelate? I have just been advised...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
Posted by atti_editor
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: Compare Reclast - Prolia - Fosomax - Actonel
I would tell you same I tell everybody - look at the NOF website ( 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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The potential benefits and risks of bisphosphonate use may be quite different in premenopausal women compared to postmenopausal women. ... More
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