I was just diagnosed as having severe osteoporosis of the spine. I am an other wise healthy, active woman, who is not quite 50. My doctor told me that my blood levels are all good, and my weight is healthy. I work out several times a week, take supplements and eat healthy. So if I do all these things, why is my spine so close to collapsing that I am told it could break just by sitting or moving wrong?
Does anyone have recommendations as to doctors or clinics that might be able to help me determine 1. Why this is happening? 2. How to reverse the bone loss?
I am not ready to give up and become in-active because of this. I need to take charge. Thank you!View Thread
I went thru menopause at the age of 47. My blood work shows that vitamin D, Calcium and Magnesium are at a good level, and no major problems with the thyroid.
I have had no fractures (other than my baby toes) which we are aware of. Though the spine has not been check for compression fractures. (No severe pain, so I what I don't know won't hurt me).
I was considering contact an endocrinologist, so thank you. Do you know where I can look to find one who has knowledge of Osteoporosis? Also, am considering going to the Cleveland Clinic or John Hopkins (as they both have doctors that specialize in Osteoporosis. Do you have any recommendations.View Thread