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kyphoplasty Or Vertebroplasty
I am a male 28 year old guy height 5'5", and was just wondering about these surgeries. I know that these...More
Posted by An_251942
My 2 boys were diagnosed yesterday and i don't kno...
I have two boys CJ 16 yrs old 5'10" about 150 lbs has broken or fractured over 20 bones and 1 major...More
Posted by mom2TWOboys
Who specializes in osteoporosis
I was diagnosed 2 years ago. I am a 34 year old male. Never smoke, no drugs, no alchohol, no meds, no family...More
Posted by cralls
Osteoporosis medication side effects
I'm a woman, 66, in excellent health except that my t-scores fall in the osteoporosis range. I'm slightly...More
Posted by An_251804
Osteoporosis medication side effects
I'm a woman, 66, in excellent health except that my t-scores fall in the osteoporosis range. I'm slightly...More
Posted by An_251804
Osteoporosis medication side effects
I'm a woman, 66, in excellent health except that my t-scores fall in the osteoporosis range. I'm slightly...More
Posted by An_251804
Osteoporosis medication side effects
I'm a woman, 66, in excellent health except that my t-scores fall in the osteoporosis range. I'm slightly...More
Posted by An_251804
Osteoporosis medication side effects
I'm a woman, 66, in excellent health except that my t-scores fall in the osteoporosis range. I'm slightly...More
Posted by An_251804
Osteoporosis medication side effects
I'm a woman, 66, in excellent health except that my t-scores fall in the osteoporosis range. I'm slightly...More
Posted by An_251804
Osteoporosis medication side effects
I'm a woman, 66, in excellent health except that my t-scores fall in the osteoporosis range. I'm slightly...More
Posted by An_251804
Osteoporosis medication side effects
I'm a woman, 66, in excellent health except that my t-scores fall in the osteoporosis range. I'm slightly...More
Posted by An_251804
Osteoporosis medication side effects
I'm a woman, 66, in excellent health except that my t-scores fall in the osteoporosis range. I'm slightly...More
Posted by An_251804
Osteoporosis medication side effects
I'm a woman, 66, in excellent health except that my t-scores fall in the osteoporosis range. I'm slightly...More
Posted by An_251804
Osteoporosis medication side effects
I'm a woman, 66, in excellent health except that my t-scores fall in the osteoporosis range. I'm slightly...More
Posted by An_251804
Osteoporosis medication side effects
I'm a woman, 66, in excellent health except that my t-scores fall in the osteoporosis range. I'm slightly...More
Posted by An_251804
Osteoporosis medication side effects
I'm a woman, 66, in excellent health except that my t-scores fall in the osteoporosis range. I'm slightly...More
Posted by An_251804
Prolea
I've had pretty severe osteoporosis since menopause, when it was discovered. I've broken several discs in my...More
Posted by fifics2
Prolea
I've had pretty severe osteoporosis since menopause, when it was discovered. I've broken several discs in my...More
Posted by fifics2
Weight Loss
I start losing weight after getting a bad cholestral reading and changed my diet and am now down to 160 lbs from...More
Posted by JoeZO
Osteoporosis in 15 year old boy.
My son just had a bone density scan with a z score -4.6 femoral neck bone mineral density. (He had a bone...More
Posted by cdwright
Long-Term SSRI Usage-Osteoporosis Link?
I am a 57 year-old white male who was diagnosed with severe osteoporosis (particularly in my spine) four years...More
Posted by kso808

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For those who have taken SSRI drugs for a long-term period of time, who is now diagnosed with osteoporosis? Particularly interested in male responses.
  • Yes, after 1-5 years of SSRI drug usage
  • Yes, after 6-10 years of SSRI drug usage
  • Yes, after 11-15 years of SSRI drug usage
  • Yes, after 16 years of SSRI drug usage
  • No, even after long-term SSRI usage
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Long-Term SSRI Usage-Osteoporosis Link?
I am a 57 year-old white male who was diagnosed with severe osteoporosis (particularly in my spine) four years...More
Posted by kso808

Take the Poll

For those who have taken SSRI drugs for a long-term period of time, who is now diagnosed with osteoporosis? Particularly interested in male responses.
  • Yes, after 1-5 years of SSRI drug usage
  • Yes, after 6-10 years of SSRI drug usage
  • Yes, after 11-15 years of SSRI drug usage
  • Yes, after 16 years of SSRI drug usage
View Poll Results
Forteo Not Working After 1 year
Has anyone had the problem of Forteo injections not working? I am 55, and I've been on it for 1 year and have...More
Posted by An_251719
Can I stand with Osteoporosis
I've been using a wheelchair for 32 years because of a spinal cord injury. I have osteoporosis in my femurs at...More
Posted by Aaron7
All Over Cramps, And Supplements.
I am a female age 62. Post menopause and on Forteo. I have been having really severe muscle spasms or you...More
Posted by Janemarie91
Question about supplements
Hello. I am not sure where I should put this question. For the past week I have been taking around 2000mg of...More
Posted by An_251371
Reclast
I am only 22 and I got a Dexa scan in a lab for my major at college and found out that it was low and so a...More
Posted by twiggy22
boniva and osteopenia
Just received results of bone density and doc wants me on medication. Tried calcium supplements but didn't help...More
Posted by sandien
Question On Calcium Intake ?
I think I have been going about this all wrong. I take Citracal every day, plus I'm on Forteo Injections. I...More
Posted by Janemarie91
Vitamin D question
Hello, I am newly dx'd with osteopenia. I've upped my calcium, vit D. I have a question about getting vit...More
Posted by mountainmom48

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