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Reply: Side effect of STOPPING Fosamax
it does cause exteme joint pain ,I was taken off 5 months ago and have such pain in shoulders now I could cry
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Reply: yoga and osteoporosis
Thank you sherri I've been looking for a safe yoga video to start to with, so I think I will look for...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
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Prolia
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: How Do I treat Osteoporosis?
GreenofEye - thank you very much for your post. I'm sorry to hear the meds caused you so much trouble!...More
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I hope you keep posting as I am very interested in learning about how the treatment you decide on works for...More
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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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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: Strontium Citrate for BMD Increase
I was dx'd in my early 40s. I went for years falling within the norm range on my hormone labs yet had lower...More
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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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Wow 3 appointments! Hope you get good news next Tuesday! We are thinking of you.
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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: 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: 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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