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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 took my first monthly 150 mg dose of actonel exactly like the instructions said. By late that night I started with muscle aches, headache , and a fever. It lasted the whole next day. The second day I was completely better as if noth...
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I am an aspiring martial artist and need to strengthen my fists. I was told to punch everything form sand to bricks. Is this a bad idea? Will it cause any permanent damage? p.s i put a false birthdate in case their is some age requirem...
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I am an aspiring martial artist and need to strengthen my fists. I was told to punch everything form sand to bricks. Is this a bad idea? Will it cause any permanent damage?
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Hello all, I am a diabetes patient for almost 3 years now (not on medication though) and had tendonitis developed on my both elbows almost at the same time when Diabetes was initially diagnosed.About 18 months ago I did physiotherapy fo...
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I am male 54 years,latest blood work shows low DHEAS, sleep specialist put me on depression medicine- Co Venlafaxin XR 37.5 mg, taking for 1.5 months, does this have any side effects, Nephrologist have started Candesartan cilexetil 8mg f...
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I had a bone scan 3 years ago and I was borderline, ostepena, its now gone over the line in my spine. My hips are fine good in fact, so thats a relief. My doctor wants me on the meds for Osteo cant remember the name you take one a wee...
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Im 27 an have osteopenia for few years now i suffer alot in everyday somedays im in pain just holding a cuppa, When i bend down an get back up my knees hurt i shouting pain down through my legs and arms my hands to.does anyone else feel...
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I take alendronate for osteoperosis and have recently developed a dent on the outside lower part of my right leg leading to my ankle with pain
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I took my first shot of Prolia in December. Have been suffering from pains in the neck and shoulders and wrists. Is this a normal side effect - anything to relieve the neck pain?
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I have had this problem for a couple of weeks now that whenever I turn my arm a certain way my bone clicks or something. I have been cracking my arm A lot I'm not sure if that's the cause of it though.
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Since there was no forum for post hip replacements, I though the osteoporosis forum may be my next best place. Here the scoop. Im a 53 yr old female, not overweight. I do have osteoporosis and my Dr. has had me on 70 mg of Fosamax for ...
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Hi there, I have a few questions and concerns. My left shin has been hurting these last 2 weeks. I have done nothing to cause this at all. The pain is in the actual bone and when the pain dies down it seems to have a bit of a burning or ...
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I am a 26 year old female with no underlying health problems.  My endo checked my pth levels after my vitamin d 1,25 results came back high at 89 a month before.  My obgyn ordered the 1,25 when I asked her to check my vitamin d...not sur...
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What's Side Effects of Fosamax (Alendronate Sodium) ?
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Since I started taking Forteo my sex drive is down and I am getting headaches. Are these side effects of Forteo?
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i have osteoporosis.now i have dents on my shin and knee i started of with 1 now i have a few i can see and feel them when i run my fingers over them it feels like a dent in my bone is this eny thing 2 do with osteoporosis
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I have had a crush fracture in my mid thorasic spine and possible pars defect in lower lumbar area due to a calcium defecincy and osteoporosis.I am concerned about future problems and anyone can tell me what happens when they become uns...
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I've been taking Fosamax to treat Osteoporosis for the last 14 years. Recently I heard that due to spontanous factures of the femur patients should be given a 6 month break from taking Fosamax. I've also heard that there is no proof ...
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Hi, I am 22 years old and i suffer from osteomalacia.one of my legs is longer than the other and i experience persistent pain in my leg bones whenever i stand for sometime.can this be corrected?please help.
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bone saving lifestyle strategies - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - consume 6-8 servings of fruits and veg each day minimize or eliminate caffiene minimize or eliminate alcohol minimize or eliminate soft drinks minimize...
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