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Hello, I have osteo in my upper back and osteopenia in my hips. I have been having terrible pain ,which really...More
Posted by lalalu
Just wanted to check in and see how you are doing. Did you see a doctor for the shooting pains? I hope all...More
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Reply: Osteoporosis keeps getting worst!
Sounds like a good plan. Yes to educating your girls. We have to start them young now in building up bone...More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: Osteoporosis: Male in his 40's.
Yes, to a lot of your questions. There can be a HUGE difference in T-scores when changing machines. This is...More
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Reply: ulna and radius fused together
Repro54 ... we have the same situation and we are both the same age. When my folks first noticed that I was...More
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Reply: new doc - bone loss - want to stay on Evista??
Thanks for trying bonebabe - However, I am a doctors worst nightmare. Besides all my drug allergies I was one of...More
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Reply: Newly Diagnosed
Thanks for the information. After being on Foxamax for two years after a bone scan and diagnosis of...More
Posted by rebekkah99
Reply: 18 years old and afraid of osteoporosis
Thank you for the reply. I have been quite worried, and have been trying to gain back my weight. My blood...More
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Reply: Prolia
Call the drug manufacturer. A lot of times they have programs to help pay for it. Because it's given in a...More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: Fitness/Activity with 26% Bone Loss (Spine)
Go to the National Osteoporosis Foundation website ( ) go to the bottom of the page where it says...More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: Forteo anyone?
thank you for your reply. good idea to call the company.
Posted by gwennea
Reply: Anybody use Forteo?
Thanks for replying, I called Forteo and they told me what to do so yesterday I picked them up from my...More
Posted by debs_bears
Reply: strontium
The strontium you get in the US is not regulated nor is it the strontium that is prescribed as an osteo med....More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: To medicate or not to medicate
Being an accredited center means doing a lot of paperwork and jumping through a lot of standardized hoops. It...More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: Broken Foot
I was put in the black compression boot for a broken 1st metatarsal that just missed clearing the joint for 6...More
Posted by undefined
I also take strontium in a bone support pill. I receive a women's health newsletter and it states that...More
Posted by rusty33
Reply: Reclast vs. Prolia
Being on prednisone and having had a compression fracture puts you at an extremely high risk of having another...More
Posted by bonebabe
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
Posted by jazzpollard
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
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: no advice from doctors
Go online right now to the National Osteoporosis Foundation ( ) and order their booklet "Boning...More
Posted by bonebabe
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
Posted by sagil1959
Reply: Fosamax and Dental Problems
Your fractures give you a clinical diagnosis of osteoporosis. Forget the osteopenia. You now have to deal with...More
Posted by bonebabe
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
Posted by sagil1959
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
Posted by sarasaraff
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
Posted by kayaksandhiking
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
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