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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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allmymarblesMar 12, 2012
S. Kaul, MD Mar 12, 2012
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By mabebesc Blank
Hi, I've read a lot about strontium helping to increase bone mass but am unsure of its safety. I'm interested to he...
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S. Kaul, MD Mar 12, 2012
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By carolann644 Blank
In 2005 at the age of 45 I was diagnosed with Osteoporosis of the spine and Osteopenia of both femurs. My Doctor put...
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S. Kaul, MD Mar 12, 2012
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By merrymarietta Blank
My last bone density scan revealed these results: -2.2 (-0.1) for spine and -2.4 (-0.6) for left hip and -2.7 (-0.9...
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S. Kaul, MD Mar 12, 2012
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By mabebesc Blank
I've been reading that dairy products cause an acid reaction in the body which depletes calcium from the bone. All m...
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S. Kaul, MD Mar 12, 2012
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By mabebesc Blank
Hi, I'm confused. I have osteoporosis and have been taking 600 mg Calcium Citrate twice a day. I thought I was ...
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shell921Mar 06, 2012
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By schmid_wendiyahoocom207 Blank
I want to know is there anything else that i need to take with my Vitamin D pills? My age is 42 and i don't unders...
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sharpmamaDec 09, 2011
AaliahThomasAug 10, 2011
jackie4611Jun 06, 2011
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By coast2coast Blank
can you have osteoporosis on just one side of your body?
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libraryman120Feb 13, 2012
S. Kaul, MD Feb 05, 2012
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By libraryman120 Blank
I had an accident last summer which resulted in two compression fractures of spine. I had a DEXA scan which showed n...
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SKIJEMFeb 09, 2012
Margot49Feb 08, 2012
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By mabebesc Blank
Hi, Just found out I have osteoporosis. T-score is -2.9 in spine and -2.6 in hip. My Dr.has prescribed Fosamax ...
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S. Kaul, MD Jan 24, 2012
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By chic2952 Blank
I had meniscectomy on my rigth knee 2 yrs. ago. My knee seems as it never healed ,but lately the upper part of my kne...
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S. Kaul, MD Jan 24, 2012
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By thyroida Blank
I'm in my early 30's and have Osteoporosis. After 1 year DEXA follow up shows my bone density imprved by +8% hips +...
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lw1392Dec 29, 2011
Dr Santos Dec 29, 2011
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By lw1392 Blank
Not sure I want to continue the Altevia once a week after meals medication. It made me really sick to my stomach. A...
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lw1392Dec 26, 2011
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By sawabears Blank
hi, i'm a 25 year old female diagnosed with osteopenia. i have extreme bone and joint pain also some joint stiffness....
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By cabrown56 Blank
One year ago I fell at work on some ice. Fell on cox sic and R hip area. It felt like someone had driven a knife into...
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S. Kaul, MD Nov 17, 2011
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By Lauralight Blank
I have chronic muscle problems, I took high D doses, and then had relief. Now i'm toxic and have to stop per my blood...
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S. Kaul, MD Nov 02, 2011
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By boy_of_misery Blank
Is low bone mass/bone loss always visually looked thinner than a normal bone? Thin bone=low bone mass, big bone=high ...
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S. Kaul, MD Sep 22, 2011
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By SKIJEM Blank
Does anyone in the forum with osteoporosis also have high HDL? My doctors keep telling me that my HDL is good, but I...
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shree280Sep 13, 2011
allmymarblesSep 04, 2011
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By shree280 Blank
iam a 51 year old woman got diagnozized with spine tscore -3.1 zscore 2.1 hip tscor-1.4 zscore-0.6 femoral ...
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allmymarblesSep 04, 2011
hospice411Nov 13, 2010
allmymarblesNov 11, 2010
PaxiledNov 11, 2010
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By allmymarbles Blank
I am 81 and female and have never broken a bone. I do not have arthritis or joint problems and am, in fact, very flex...
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yuehanAug 05, 2011
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By yuehan Blank
What are the risks of Zoledronate infusions for osteoporosis?
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