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Osteoporosis is a condition of low bone density that can progress silently over a long period of time leading to an increased risk of fracturing of bones. Discuss topics including osteopenia, the effects of menopause, low density prevention, symptoms, treatments, and how to deal with fractures.
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Does Algae-CAL, a plant-based calcium supplement really build new bone?
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I am a 36 year old male. I had Vitamin D deficiency 6 months ago - the D levels had come back after supplements. However I have lot of tw...
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I am always on the look-out for herbs that might help me fight my osteopenia. I read about crocin (saffron) in building bone health. Th...
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When is it a good idea to take Calcitonin if you are diagnosed with osteoporosis? What are the side effects and risks? How long do you ha...
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Hello, I am 20 years old and will mostly have to start treatment, Which treatment has been most successful in your guys opinion?
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im 21 years male my entire left side of my body is sinking day by day from face to foot what can i do know?
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I'll try to keep this short, and hope this is the correct place to post. I've recently been diagnosed with Hepatitis B and am currently u...
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I'm new to this group but active in a couple others. I have a lower leg plate with 8 big screws that was inserted due to a nasty leg brea...
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It's been 6 months since I had a run-in with a revolving door. The result was bilateral sacral fractures and a comminuted fracture of the...
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On a daily basis I take Vit. K-2 with calcium, mag and D3 supplement. Does anyone know if the K-2 which is fermented soya could be cau...
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Hello, i don't speak natively english. In order for my mother to get money from the state she has to have worse than T-score ≤ -2.5 oste...
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Hi I have a 55 years old mother and she has Osteoporosis. she is taking Calcium tablets daily. and doctor prescribed Evista for her. s...
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My Mother was on Fosamax for 15 years. Even though her bone density tests were normal, her doctor told her to stay on the drug. When he...
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How long before you know results if this medication is working? What is the procedure to find out that this medication is doing its job? ...
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About 4 months ago I had mild pain in both my thighs. I originally thought it was from the gym. However, after a month, I decided to go s...
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I had open reduction and internal fixation surgery in Dec .for an incomplete subcapital fracture. For the last 6 weeks I've been doing "p...
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I took Boniva Last Thursday morning, Monday morning, I woke up with severe muscle pain from my neck down to my lower back. I still have t...
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Went to the doctor the other day and had my height measured for the first time since high school, more than 40 years ago. I have lost an...
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of taking Prolia or Forteo. Also, what are possible side effects? I recently fractured my hip ...
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I had my total hysterectomy in 2006. had a bone density done in 2008 (showed borderline osteopenia) T score -1.0 Just had a bone den...
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