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CTX blood test and bisphosphonates
Hi everyone! I did some research and found out that I could ask my Doctor about doing some blood work...More
Posted by miraclegirl1977
Radial/ulnar fusion
I am happy to know that I am not the only one with this condition. I am 45 and have learned to adapt over...More
Posted by debbyd001
Reply: evista
Hi carolineb177, Here is what other WebMD users are s aying about Evista in our Drugs &...More
Posted by atti_editor
Osteoporosis Drugs and Hair Loss
Add this to the growing list of concerns about osteoporosis drugs — new research...More
Reply: osteo
Helps how? The only thing I can think would be if you'd had a fracture it could help with the pain. Aleve...More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: People Are Developing Otseoporosis Younger As A Re...
Thanks for raising some important issues. Early bone growth requires a well-balanced diet...More
Reply: dexa scan
Depends. If you're young (younger than 70) and haven't had any vertebral fractures and don't have arthritis,...More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: Broken Rib
Hello, I hope that you were able to get in to have your rib examined by a doctor. If not, I encourage...More
Posted by atti_editor
Preventative Measures, Early Diagnosis and Treatme...
The forum has a lot of very informative, helpful and supportive posts about osteoporsis. If you suffer from...More
Posted by An_256199
Reply: Kale is high in oxalates
You can drive yourself crazy trying to figure out these oxalates. You need 1200 mg of calcium a day. I...More
Posted by bonebabe
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Reply: Building Bone Naturally, Dr. Brown?
Your post is very interesting. May I ask how much your bone density went up after 1 year?
Posted by dogonlynose
Reply: Calcium absorption
Calcium Citrate is a better absorbed form of Ca and is available in a variety of brand and generic...More
Posted by planetocean
Reply: Osteoporosis recurrence
There's no shame involved in taking RX, nor are there accolades in not taking them. They save lives and...More
Posted by bonebabe
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Reply: How Do I treat Osteoporosis?
This website seems to be all about promoting a specific product. Most of its claims would make sense to a...More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: osteoporosis
Doctors may vary it's just about the insurance company how they look at your insurance whether your...More
Posted by stellagonzalez
Reply: Taking Calcitonin Salmon Nasal Spray
No problem with the Calcitonin (Salmon) nasal spray - don't know yet how effective for bone density...More
Posted by tammyhiles
Reply: 60th birthday 4 days ago-today Rec'd the definitiv...
You know there are ways to continue with the mulch and dirt. You can have raised flowers beds. You can also...More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: My doctor just told me I have Ostroporosis.
Hi roblurik, I think it's great that you are planning to get all of the information that you can about...More
Posted by atti_editor
Reply: Bones strong
What kind of help do you need? If it's just general osteoporosis and bone health information, go to the...More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: Clavicle Healing
How'd you break it? If it was a nonviolent fracture, your doctor should order a DXA for you. The clavicle is...More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: Please help
Did you have an early menopause? Technically (and this is important for insurance reasons too) a diagnosis of...More
Posted by bonebabe
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Reply: how to treat osteopenia?
My doctor has me on a & d vitamins 2 times a day
Posted by darlene194
Non-Operative Hip Fracture and Muscle Atrophy
My mother broke her hip in 2007 that was not surgically repaired, and suffers from pain due to muscle...More
Posted by An_255409
Non-Operative Hip Fracture and Muscle Atrophy
My mother broke her hip in 2007 that was not surgically repaired, and suffers from pain due to muscle...More
Posted by An_255409
Reply: What medication should I consider?
Hi canandaiguany, While you wait for rhodasmom's response, you might be interested to read these reviews...More
Posted by atti_editor
Reply: How serious is osteoporosis with a T score of just...
Osteoporosis is defined as having a T-score of -2.5 or greater. It is also defined as having had a vertebral...More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: Broken Foot
I've got a broken ankle and I've had my pot on for 4weeks now but it's itching like mad and it's...More
Posted by carashelbourne
Reply: Broken Foot
I'm sorry about what happened to your foot,.. I hope you can an appropriate treatment or therapy to get...More
Posted by abbymccluremyf
Strontium Warning
All persons taking strontium supplements are warned that significant risks have been...More

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