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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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S. Kaul, MD Jul 19, 2012
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By Jan9790 Blank
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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S. Kaul, MD Jun 29, 2012
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By maryek Blank
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...
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Arti Sharma, M.D. May 30, 2012
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By dewie99 Blank
I have had a crush fracture in my mid thorasic spine and possible pars defect in lower lumbar area due to a calcium ...
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TTinKKerBBellMay 28, 2012
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shell921Apr 18, 2012
S. Kaul, MD Mar 19, 2012
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By Patsy3033 Blank
I've been taking Fosamax to treat Osteoporosis for the last 14 years. Recently I heard that due to spontanous factu...
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S. Kaul, MD Apr 23, 2012
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S. Kaul, MD Apr 22, 2012
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By Willychangs Blank
Hi, I am 22 years old and i suffer from osteomalacia.one of my legs is longer than the other and i experience persis...
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By shell921 Blank
bone saving lifestyle strategies - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - consume 6-8 servings of fruits and ...
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S. Kaul, MD Apr 16, 2012
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By funkychick93 Blank
hi all ive been having strange symptoms. first my neck went numb and stiff then pain in my back and hips lock on occ...
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S. Kaul, MD Apr 14, 2012
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By sagil Blank
Tried taking fosamax but wasn't able to, had side effects. So now will try reclast once a year infusion. I am concern...
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S. Kaul, MD Apr 02, 2012
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By mommy52 Blank
I recently had nuclear med. full body scan. Results .... There was an uptake of nuclear medicine in shoulders bil, el...
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allmymarblesMar 19, 2012
S. Kaul, MD Mar 19, 2012
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By allmymarbles Blank
There is evidence that strontium ranelate helps bebuild bone. However, strontium ranelate is not available in the US ...
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S. Kaul, MD Mar 19, 2012
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By vivianfarmer Blank
Can some one please explain advanced degenerative changes of the glenohumeral joint with spurring and flattening of t...
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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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