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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 magster456 Blank
I am always on the look-out for herbs that might help me fight my osteopenia. I read about crocin (saffron) in buil...
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By merrymarietta Blank
When is it a good idea to take Calcitonin if you are diagnosed with osteoporosis? What are the side effects and risks...
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JD1963Apr 12, 2014
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By MissPriss20 Blank
Hello, I am 20 years old and will mostly have to start treatment, Which treatment has been most successful in your gu...
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By kick12345 Blank
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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By luckyman316 Blank
I'll try to keep this short, and hope this is the correct place to post. I've recently been diagnosed with Hepatitis ...
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By fntn Blank
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...
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By AspiringCarbon Blank
It's been 6 months since I had a run-in with a revolving door. The result was bilateral sacral fractures and a commin...
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BouncingBellaMay 10, 2014
Sanjivani Wanjari, MD May 03, 2014
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By BouncingBella Blank
On a daily basis I take Vit. K-2 with calcium, mag and D3 supplement. Does anyone know if the K-2 which is ferment...
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By KarolR Blank
Hello, i don't speak natively english. In order for my mother to get money from the state she has to have worse than...
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hsum4Apr 19, 2014
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By bluecells Blank
Hi I have a 55 years old mother and she has Osteoporosis. she is taking Calcium tablets daily. and doctor prescrib...
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hsum4Apr 19, 2014
gibsongalNov 11, 2012
S. Kaul, MD Sep 22, 2012
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By Ruthiejb Blank
My Mother was on Fosamax for 15 years. Even though her bone density tests were normal, her doctor told her to stay o...
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hsum4Apr 19, 2014
TheMadManJun 28, 2013
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By TheMadMan Blank
How long before you know results if this medication is working? What is the procedure to find out that this medicatio...
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funkychick234Mar 20, 2014
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By dolphins4life Blank
About 4 months ago I had mild pain in both my thighs. I originally thought it was from the gym. However, after a mont...
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By merrymarietta Blank
I had open reduction and internal fixation surgery in Dec .for an incomplete subcapital fracture. For the last 6 week...
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Margot49Jul 14, 2013
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By adelle55 Blank
I took Boniva Last Thursday morning, Monday morning, I woke up with severe muscle pain from my neck down to my lower ...
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Sanjivani Wanjari, MD Feb 17, 2014
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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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By merrymarietta Blank
What are the advantages and disadvantages of taking Prolia or Forteo. Also, what are possible side effects? I recent...
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Sanjivani Wanjari, MD Jan 21, 2014
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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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