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  • 18 days ago

    Have or have I've not got osteopenia/Osteoporosis?

    Hi, I don't know what's going on? Over a yr ago I went for a bone density test (according to the lady whom did the test said that although it's not 100% but it looks normal). But I because I cannot lay flat the test was done on my wrist. I heard nothing until a year later, I received a later from the doctors stating the I've got the above, I was totally confused and went to se my GP. My GP had not seen this result (it must of been filed away), but because of my back pain was getting....
  • 19 days ago

    38 yr old male. Osteoporosis. Lyme disease??

    I was diagnosed with osteoporosis when I was 34. I am very active and in good shape. While struggling to find answers and never getting a root cause, I feel like I should be tested for lyme disease. Many of the symptoms I have had for many years fit into lyme disease symptoms. They include joint pain, fatigue, memory problems, brain fog, anxiety, depression. Has anyone had experience with lyme disease and where the best place is to get tested? I read that 56% of people that have lyme disease test....
  • 22 days ago

    Forteo

    Recently saw an endrocrinologist for my osteoporosis. He wants me to start on Forteo which is a daily injection that I would give myself. I am so, so scared to start this drug. I have read a lot of bad reviews on it. Is anyone out there taking this drug & if so how is it affecting you?
  • 1 month ago

    Which drug should I use? Prolia or Reclast

    I have been Breast Cancer free for 1 1/2 year. No Chemo or radiation but I do have to take Exemestane 25 mg for the next 5 years. I already have osteopenia, so my Oncologist wanted to give me Prolia for 2 years. The first shot was fine, but after the 2nd shot, my body didn't react well, especially the pain levels in my joints. Felt 100 years old. I'm 67 and have always been very active but after refusing the 3rd Prolia shot ,I know I'm going to have to have some kind of Protocol for my....
  • 1 month ago

    I got chondromalacia patella after month of treadmill workout

    Hi my problem starts when I first bought a good high priced treadmill when I started using it felt bit pain in my knees i ignored it But then after 1 month felt pain in my back of both knees and also the right knee I couldn't fully stretch it with tiny barley noticeable fluid in the upper part of the knee After 2 weeks i decided to check on a doctor after check up he said I have chondromalacia patella I don't feel much pain on the right knee unless i take a good walk or climbing long stairs....

  • 1 month ago

    Broken wrist swollen fingers

    Four weeks ago I broke my wrist which is now in a cast which doesn't feel tight. My fingers are slightly discoloured and swollen. Should they still be swollen? I've put a pic of swollen fingers and normal fingers.

  • 2 months ago

    Do I need to get a bone density test?

    I'm nearing menopause age and am wondering if I should be asking my doctor about getting a bone density test. Or is this something that they just schedule when the time is right? I know that menopause can speed up bone loss and I want to catch any problems that I might have in the beginning so I can do something about it. I definitely don't want to wait until I break a bone. Are there other things I should be asking my doctor about now?
  • 2 months ago

    What You Should Know About Osteoporosis

    May Is Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month. More than 10 million Americans have osteoporosis, and about half of women 50 and older will have an osteoporosis-related fracture in their lifetime. So, what exactly is osteoporosis? Are there any steps you can take to prevent it? What can you do to boost bone health if you’ve been diagnosed with osteoporosis? Find out the answers to these questions and more, here: http://wb.md/2oQdxKM

  • 3 months ago

    Esophagus burning and taking Fosamax as directed, what should I do?

    My mom is taking Fosamax [Alendronic Acid], she is taking it exactly as directed and is still getting terriible burning in her esophagus. She is really suffering. She says there are no alternative medications she can switch to. Are there any remedys she can take to help ease the burning in her esophagus? Supplements, Vitamins, anything like that? Any help anyone can give me would be greatle appreciated, as i Said, she is really suffering Thanks in Advance!!
  • Hip Replacement Surgery

    I have been scheduled for hip replacement surgery in November. My surgeon ordered a bone density scan & it was discovered that I have osteoporosis. I've been started on Prolia injections & Calcium & Vitamin D3 supplements. My question is this: How will osteoporosis have an effect on my hip surgery - and more importantly - recovery afterwards?