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  • 4 months ago


    what are the "long term" effects of taking fosamax
  • 4 months ago

    Numbness after Sprain

    I sprained my ankle about two weeks ago. The hospital told me it was a grade 3 sprain and took a chip off the bone when it stretched. Two days ago I awoke and my entire leg from my knee to my ankle on the side of the sprain was numb. I can tell that it is being touched but feels like it is asleep. At a follow up appointment with my ortho yesterday, he kinda just dismissed it. It is still numb today. Is this something I should be concerned about? What causes it? What can I do?
  • 4 months ago

    What Foods Should You Eat for Healthy Bones?

    Nothing beats calcium for your bones, but did you know that you can find it in much more than milk? Take a look at this slideshow to learn all of the best places to get your recommended amount of calcium, and which other nutrients and foods can help keep your bones healthy:
  • 5 months ago

    Exercises to Boost Your Bone Health

    Exercise can be powerful medicine if you have osteoporosis. It helps reduce bone loss and builds stronger muscles to support you. The result is that you’re less likely to have a fall or fracture. But not just any workout will do. Here are some of the best exercises to boost your bone health: Do you have a regular exercise routine?
  • 5 months ago

    How Can You Prevent Fractures?

    Falls and bumps that wouldn’t hurt a person with healthy bones can damage them when you have osteoporosis. All of your treatments, from diet to exercise to supplements and medications, focus on strengthening and protecting your bones. Here are some other tips to help you prevent fractures at home and on the go:
  • 6 months ago

    thoughts On Fosamax!

    My MD told me I have osteoporosis and that he needed to put me on fosamax asap. Well I know a few women who take this drug and they have developed some medical problems that seem to be typical side effects for this particular drug. teeth falling out etc I read about them online some are super bad side effects. so I told him no thank you ,I am going to attempt to do my bone building the old fashioned way by doing some weight training with barbells for my arms and for my body I am using a weight vest....
  • 6 months ago

    What You Should Know About Osteoporosis Medications

    When it comes to osteoporosis meds, you have a lot of options, so it helps to know the landscape. Here’s a quick run-down on osteoporosis medications that are out there and how to work with your doctor to determine which (if any) may be right for you: Do you have experience with any of these medications? We’d love to hear your story!
  • 6 months ago

    seizures, depakote and diabetes

    My daughter is 45yrs old and is mentally disabled. Four yrs. ago she developed Type 2 diabetes. She has been on Depakote for seizures since she was 6yrs old. I feel as though it might have been the Depakene liquid that cause her to have the diabetes. It is a thick sugary syrup. She was on it for 39 years. My concern now is she needs to be on a diabetic drug but we have had a hard time finding one that is compatible with the depakote. Depakote is a dangerous drug and she can never come off it. And....
  • 6 months ago


    My Dr prescribed Forteo for me, but my Alk/phosphate is 129, and I was told that my bone density number was 55.65, how is this possible?
  • 7 months ago

    Dead muscles, originally bone dislocation.

    Hi, I am posting in great hope that a specialist may be able to help advise me. I have lived with the condition a little less than 5 years now after a motorcycle accident which at the time, only dislocated my left shoulder. Now I am a 24 year old male living with a dead left shoulder. By dead I mean there is no muscle growth or response in my deltoid muscle, as far as I can tell anyway. I can always feel the outer muscles clearly with discomfort which I have grown to live with (collarbone/trapezius....