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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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By Chypre Blank
Went to the doctor the other day and had my height measured for the first time since high school, more than 40 years ...
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of taking Prolia or Forteo. Also, what are possible side effects? I recent...
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By summer22 Blank
I had my total hysterectomy in 2006. had a bone density done in 2008 (showed borderline osteopenia) T score -1.0 ...
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By merrymarietta Blank
I fell and fractured my hip in Dec. Had open reduction with internal fixation (3 screws). I am depressed because all ...
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Sanjivani Wanjari, MD Dec 19, 2013
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By foozie Blank
On Warfarin and experitmenting sever bone loss. 13% in the last 2 years. All the testing the doctor did (specialist) ...
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By AGGCAN Blank
My wife has been started Co-Etidrocal (Etidronate Disodium &Calcium Carbonate), to take Etidronate Disodium for first...
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By merrymarietta Blank
Does drinking milk cause calcium to be leeched from my bones? I am very confused by the conflicting information regar...
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By plainjane3 Blank
My doctor just prescribed Etelvia, a new drug for my severe osteoporosis. I would appreciate any info.
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S. Kaul, MD Apr 05, 2013
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By Hazellynn50 Blank
I had been on Arimidex and had an oopherectomy for 1mm of grade 3 breast cancer. Two years ago I had a dxa scan and ...
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Sanjivani Wanjari, MD Sep 23, 2013
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By nimi99 Blank
my friend has bone/spine tb it has been almost 2 years now he is suffering terribly from the side-effects of tb, his ...
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Sanjivani Wanjari, MD Aug 21, 2013
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By gerard11 Blank
Does anyone take reclast? If so any thoughts on this drug and any side effects? Would like to know. I am scheduled to...
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Sanjivani Wanjari, MD Aug 17, 2013
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By silverfox67 Blank
I just ordered some Vitamin K2 and want to know if anyone out there has tried it for osteoporosis? I am taking the C...
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Sanjivani Wanjari, MD Aug 17, 2013
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By snoopy272 Blank
I have osteoporosis and I'm at high risk for a hip fracture. I also have a terrible acid reflux and hiatia hernia. I ...
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answers2013Aug 01, 2013
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By answers2013 Blank
A year ago I was very unwell and at the time noticed my watch became very loose on my arm. I hadnt lost any weight (I...
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silverfox67Jul 25, 2013
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Based on new research that calcium and vit. d supplements do not prevent fractures, why should I continue to take the...
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silverfox67Jul 25, 2013
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By TheMadMan Blank
Just got my bone scan and here are the results but I want to explain my history first. I have a history of DJD/DDD a...
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silverfox67Jul 25, 2013
Sanjivani Wanjari, MD Jul 06, 2013
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By dai3symae Blank
Hi...I've just been prescribed Evista to treat my osteoporosis. Does anyone have any experience with this medication?...
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TheMadManMay 18, 2013
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Sanjivani Wanjari, MD Apr 16, 2013
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By kathy485 Blank
Hello, I wanted to ask if I could possibly have Osteoporosis at 37 years old? I always thought older adults developed...
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thefractureguyMay 01, 2013
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By Sandarin Blank
I have read that lactoferrin supplements may be helpful in treating osteoporosis. If anyone in the community is fami...
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S. Kaul, MD Jul 19, 2012
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By mandy876 Blank
i recently found out i had osteoporosis. they put me on fosamax. it made my throat swell and i needed to belch and ...
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