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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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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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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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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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