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  • 9 days ago

    Has anyone heard of Timely Medical Alternatives?

    Looking for surgery in the upcoming year but our public options are limited at the moment. Has anyone tried a service like this for hip surgery? https://www.timelymedical.ca/surgical-procedures/orthopedic/hip-surgery/
  • 1 month ago

    Diagnosed with Osteoporosis at 40, now 46. Scared of treatment.

    Hi. I was diagnosed with Osteoporosis (DEXA) at 40. I'm now 46 and did not follow any treatment. Always scared of side-effects of medications and stuff I read on the Internet. Results were: Region, DMO (g/cm2), Adult-Young %, Adult-Young Z-Score L1-L4, 0.817, 67, -3.4 Left Femur, 0.686, 62, -2.9 Left Forearm, 0.868, 87, -1.3 That was 6 years ago. I have not repeated the DEXA exam. During the last 6 years, I started to take Vitamin D supplements, since blood tests showed that I had vitamin D deficiency....
  • 1 month ago

    type of professional best suited to review bone density scans

    I am 83 yo, and have had bone density scans for the past 8 years, I am confused by some of the information and would like to know what type of doctor (MD or PhD) is most qualified to take all of my history into account in order to recommend a course of treatment. Thank you.
  • 1 month ago

    Shocked and scared

    Hi I was hoping for some advice I am a 66y old female I have always been active but had treatment for cancer and thyroid problems. I have have a score of -3.9 on my spine but -1.5 on my neck and hips. I have already lost an inch in hight and have a fractured back. I just thought it was a muscle problem. I am in agony and feel my life has ended. I am trying to come to terms with this and am hopeful that I can live a full life. Can anyone give me advice on the drugs and vitamins to help and the ones....
  • 1 month ago

    Osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis, also known as osteoporosis or osteoporosis, is a condition where the bones are constantly thinning and the density of the bones in the bone is becoming more and more thin, which makes the bones more brittle, more vulnerable and more likely to break. minor injury.
  • 3 months ago

    AlgaeCal

    Has anyone tried AlgaeCal for Osteoporosis?
  • 3 months ago

    Help...I'm freaking out over bone density test!

    Help...I just had a bone density test and it's showing I'm osteoporotic (score of -3 according to the radiology tech....my ob-gyn has not reviewed it with me yet). I'm only 53 and otherwise in perfect health!. I am completely freaking out now, afraid I'll be labeled as osteoporotic (with no idea what implications that will have) and doomed to a life of cifosis and compression fractures. I have absolutely no fracture history. I was drastically underweight for a brief time as a teenager....
  • 3 months ago

    Reaction to reclast infusion

    This may be repeat I thought had already posted I have had severe neg reaction to reclast infusion of 6 days ago 10 hrs after infusion I awakened dizzy vomiting With severe chest pain felt like heart attack. Taken by Amb to ER local hosp No heart attack or lung evidence. Lab tests ok Was given opioids for pain and discharged w dx of Chest pain. Pain in chest arms now slightly abating so I have hope. It is the worst pain - beyond childbirth/ I have ever experienced. I beg u don’t risk it!!!! How this....
  • 3 months ago

    Reclast reaction

    Had infusion of reclast for osteoporosis 6 day’s ago Approx 10 hrs later nauseous dizzy lost balance and fell repeatedly. Severe chest pain. Center of chest and arms. Like a heart attack Severe drop in BP. Pick up by EMT Hosp r/o heart and lung probs. Blood tests ok. Pain persists Slightly abated. Would like to warn others I just overlooked the possibility anything could be this dangerous and on the market. Please don’t risk it!!!!! I was prescribed opioids for pain and discharged w Dx “chest pain....
  • 4 months ago

    DEXA shows -7.6 in left hip

    Hello all, Can anyone tell me what the odds are with osteoporosis this severe, what if any recovery would be if I break this hip. Will I be in a wheelchair for the rest of my life? I'm 61 and was diagnosed 2 years ago. Waiting for the most recent scan results and even though I've been on Fossamax for 2 years, I'm not hopeful. Thanks for any input.