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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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I fell and fractured my hip in Dec. Had open reduction with internal fixation (3 screws). I am depressed because all of the "so-called" r...
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On Warfarin and experitmenting sever bone loss. 13% in the last 2 years. All the testing the doctor did (specialist) could not find the r...
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My wife has been started Co-Etidrocal (Etidronate Disodium &Calcium Carbonate), to take Etidronate Disodium for first 14 days then start ...
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Does drinking milk cause calcium to be leeched from my bones? I am very confused by the conflicting information regarding the benefits of...
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My doctor just prescribed Etelvia, a new drug for my severe osteoporosis. I would appreciate any info.
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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 it showed a t score ...
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my friend has bone/spine tb it has been almost 2 years now he is suffering terribly from the side-effects of tb, his back is paining very...
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Does anyone take reclast? If so any thoughts on this drug and any side effects? Would like to know. I am scheduled to have a treatment soon.
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I just ordered some Vitamin K2 and want to know if anyone out there has tried it for osteoporosis? I am taking the Calcium, D3 and Magne...
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I have osteoporosis and I'm at high risk for a hip fracture. I also have a terrible acid reflux and hiatia hernia. I think that I can rem...
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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 regularly weigh mys...
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Based on new research that calcium and vit. d supplements do not prevent fractures, why should I continue to take them? I have taken 1000...
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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 and have had many ste...
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Hi...I've just been prescribed Evista to treat my osteoporosis. Does anyone have any experience with this medication? Thanks
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Hello, I wanted to ask if I could possibly have Osteoporosis at 37 years old? I always thought older adults developed it because of bone ...
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I have read that lactoferrin supplements may be helpful in treating osteoporosis. If anyone in the community is familiar with this resea...
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i recently found out i had osteoporosis. they put me on fosamax. it made my throat swell and i needed to belch and could not. i paced ...
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1) My mother has Sjogrens (dry mouth) and is on HCQ since 2007. 2) Her mother died of stomach cancer in 2006. 3) January 2011, she wa...
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Is it my imagination or are my headaches being caused by a reaction to calcium/vitamin d? I was on a vit d regime and my levels were brou...
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I have been receiving steroid injections for degenerative joint/disk disease over the years and have developed piriformis issues. Recentl...
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