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Reply: Fitness/Activity with 26% Bone Loss (Spine)
The T-score is the number that determines your bone mass and a diagnosis of osteoporosis. It's measured at...More
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Reply: Prolia
I have been on Prolia for 1.5 years. My scan results were the best response I've had. I gained a full...More
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Reply: Reclast vs. Prolia
Being on prednisone and having had a compression fracture puts you at an extremely high risk of having another...More
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Reply: to start Prolia or not?
What do you mean over the line into osteoporosis? T-score? have you had a fracture, especially hip or spine,...More
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Reply: Pre-osteopenia
Like their names suggest, osteopenia and osteoporosis are related diseases. Both are varying with the...More
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Reply: Osteoporisis diagnosis
Check out the National Osteoporosis Foundation website. . They have sections to answer all of...More
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Reply: Moving Safely
Not smart if your bone density in your back is low. Find out what your T-score was in your back. If it's lower...More
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Reply: no advice from doctors
Go online right now to the National Osteoporosis Foundation ( ) and order their booklet "Boning...More
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Two keys to strong bones: Calcium and Vitamin D
What is bone health? Bone health simply entails ones that are strong, firm and free from osteoporosis, or...More
Posted by jazzpollard
Reply: prolia question
If you could please tell me your symptons and why you quit prolia because I have had some hip pain and other...More
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Reply: Fosamax and Dental Problems
Your fractures give you a clinical diagnosis of osteoporosis. Forget the osteopenia. You now have to deal with...More
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Vitamin D
It is very important that your calcium supplement contain Vitamin D
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Reply: Osteoporosis
thanks for the advice, I am not able to take bisphosphonate I did for 2 months with side effects that were...More
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Reply: Side effect of STOPPING Fosamax
What was 'NORMAL' were my bodily FUNCTIONS. before Fosamax. During the usage, I acquired most of the side...More
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Reply: Is Prolia a good option after Forteo?
Thanks for the info. Yes, there is a hx of OP in my family. I personally have no other medical problems...More
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Reply: Please advice 86yr Old Operated on 4 x in two mont...
Well, having osteoporosis certainly will compromise any recovery she has from this hip replacement. Sounds...More
Posted by bonebabe
Natural approach DOES work for strong bones
My physician wanted me to take one of the bone drugs to help my osteoporosis however, I decided to try a...More
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Reply: Prolia
Hi, welcome to the site. First,your T-scores. When you say your spine is 2.9, is that a -2.9? I'm assuming...More
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Reply: Any real benefits to a cocktail of supplements?5
No. If you take a good multivitamin and calcium supplement with D, that's all that you need to do. And for...More
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Moderate Exercise
Harvard researchers found that postmenopausal women who sit for long stretches of time...More
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Reply: spinal conpression fracture
Hi rozia, This article explains some treatment options for spinal compression fractures. I hope this...More
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Reply: Fosamax Failure
Oops, looks like my page didn't load properly and I re-answered the initial post. The Osteo drugs do not...More
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The Link Between Bone Health and Kidney Health
Focusing on improving your bone density or on a single treatment option can sometimes lead...More
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Reply: Osteoporosis Treatment
You don't meet the criteria for Prolia. I agree with your former internist. Stay on the Reclast.More
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Reply: Osteoporosis and calcium, vitamin D supplements
Thank you for your response. This is what I thought too. I don't know how this doctor can flatly declare...More
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Reply: Help with Osteoporosis
I was just looking this up and was astounded at the price - $85 for one month! That is outrageous. I also...More
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FDA Medwatch Alert: Epidural Steroid Injections (a...
The Food and Drug Administration has just issued what's called a Medwatch Alert warning...More
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Reply: Thyroid Disease
Hi Chabby, Here is some information on diagnosing and treating thyroid problems that you may find...More
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Reply: How Do I treat Osteoporosis?
It's been four years since your post so I hope you see this and give us an update on how you are currently...More
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Bisphosphonate use in premenopausal womenExpert
The potential benefits and risks of bisphosphonate use may be quite different in premenopausal women compared to postmenopausal women. ... More
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