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    Reply: Young male Osteopenia
    Hey Cesar, Two things that are important for insurance and health history purposes. 1) Osteopenia is not a...More
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    Reply: Osteoporosis: which medicine
    You need to quit reading so many websites about side effects Forteo is the big guns of osteoporosis...More
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    Reply: forteo protocal
    Thank you!!!
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    Reply: is there a time limit to take medication for osteo...
    There's no hard and fast rule. Generally speaking, if you've been on 5 years or more and are stable (your bone...More
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    Reply: ulna and radius fused together
    understand most ofthe things your going throw struggling with lifting things heavy or bulky. But a doctor told...More
    Posted by djohni
    Reply: Osteoporosis
    A couple of things. First, you now have osteoporosis. The presence of a nontraumatic fracture gives you this...More
    Posted by bonebabe
    Reply: Stretching and Swimming
    golf is a good method is streching and also you would get the fresh air the reason why it is good for streching...More
    Posted by djohni
    Reply: alternatives to medication
    There is no alternative treatment that will reverse osteoporosis Some people believe their T-scores have...More
    Posted by bonebabe
    Reply: Evista
    I have just been diagnosed with osteoporosis for the second time. Six years ago is the first time. I was put...More
    Posted by sandykrom
    Reply: yoga and osteoporosis
    Thank you so much! I think I am going to focus on seeking a new physician. I already am postmenopausal and...More
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    Reply: calculating percentage of change
    are you saying that the 1.065 is not a t-score? you are saying you calculate using the g/cm2 and not the...More
    Posted by osteohealth
    Reply: How Do I Treat Osteoporosis
    You also can go to the National Osteoporosis Foundation website ( They have a whole section on...More
    Posted by bonebabe
    I have osteoarthritis in my hands. The only thing that relieves the pain are cortisone shots every three...More
    Posted by redskinsgirl
    I have osteoarthritis in my hands. The only thing that relieves the pain are cortisone shots every three...More
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    Reply: Confused
    No. If you have osteoporosis, the only thing that will reduce your chances of fracturing is an approved RX. If...More
    Posted by bonebabe
    Reply: scared of medication
    If you want to try something more natural do Fosteum Plus!! It's a non hormone/estrogen alternative. Still a...More
    Posted by Leigh5571
    Reply: Alternatives to Fosamax?
    If the pain is in your upper thigh, tell you doctor. He will probably change your medication to a...More
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    Reply: Prolia
    I found out not to take iron with calcium at the same time since it reduces calcium reduction
    Posted by gonzal13
    Reply: Osteoporosis Meidcations
    I had an IV of Reclast a year ago. It has 60 different side effect. One actually was a fandom pain in my elbow...More
    Posted by gonzal13
    Reply: Looking for Doctor
    Yes. They're usually rheumatologists and endocrinologists. To find one in your area, you can look at the ISCD...More
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    Reply: Calcium derived from algae
    My personal opinion is that this is a marketing ploy much like coral calcium was. Calcium supplements that...More
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    Reply: Hoping to find sound advice
    Yes, you have to do what you think is best for you with the information you have. A few things to know before...More
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    Forteo Users
    I'm a Forteo user - a new one. I'm wondering if anyone in this community has any experience with it. I've got...More
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    Reply: Vitamin D - How much is too much?
    Hi RodGouin. Sorry to hear about you having AS. I got diagnosed with AS 2 years ago after going 10-15 years...More
    Posted by kailef
    Reply: Terrible Knee Pain
    To confirm osteoporosis, you should have a DXA scan. It'll give you more info than the MRI/CT for that. Also...More
    Posted by bonebabe
    Reply: Stress Fracture in Foot & Cam Boot (Moon Bott) - H...
    Three weeks is a short time for this. I broke mine and was in a boot for 8 weeks. Unless the doctor suspects...More
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    Pelvic MRI / CAT scan shows 'lesions'
    I've been having hip pain for several years now. This year it got bad enough that I started trying doctors. I...More
    Posted by Betsy973
    Reply: Back Pain
    Sorry no one has answered you yet! You might have more luck over in the Back Pain Community . The members...More
    Posted by atti_editor
    Reply: Bone Strength Joint Strength
    Does the cracking and popping cause you any pain? This article explains why joints sometimes pop or...More
    Posted by atti_editor
    Knees and ankles and bunions? Oh, my!
    Hi, everyone! First time poster here. I've had injury and repetitive-motion related knee problems, surgeries...More
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