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Possible drug holiday or Prolia ???

goldie123
  • By goldie123 · Posted 4:49 pm
  • In Medication side effects · 1 reply
  • Been on fosamax for 7 years and reclast for 2 years; now prolia is being suggested because of the femoral fracture risk with being on bisphosphonates for too long. Wouldn't you think I have enough reserve ...

prolia or forteo

greatsmoky
  • By greatsmoky · Posted 3:27 pm
  • In Medication side effects · 1 reply
  • I have had osteoporosis for many many years------ first diagnosed when I was I my mid 40s'. I have been on Fosamax, and actionel for over 10 yrs and it never improved my bone density. I went off of the ...

High Serum Calcium

Alohelani
  • By Alohelani · Posted 2:04 pm
  • In Diseases, conditions and other causes of bone loss · 0 replies
  • On a routine blood panel for Calcium serum my doctor noticed a high calcium level of 11.2 which is above the high. She then had the lab do a retake and added a PTH (Parathyroid Hormone) check. I was 2 ...

Algaecal

61sharon

Forteo Results

pinkter
  • By pinkter · Posted yesterday at 4:43 pm
  • In Postmenopausal women with osteoporosis · 2 replies
  • I am 58 and just finished two years of Forteo injections. I had my bone density today and it has declined in all areas. The doctor cannot explain it. Has anyone else had this happen to them? What treatment ...

Collagen

mayamina
  • By mayamina · Posted yesterday at 3:59 pm
  • In Supplements and vitamins · 0 replies
  • Can active supplements help to get rid of bone pains? Is it important to be vitamized ...

Hysterectomy and Osteoporosis connection

Lindakc
  • By Lindakc · Posted April 22, 2014
  • In Postmenopausal women with osteoporosis · 8 replies
  • I was hoping to get some feedback and your thoughts on getting a total hysterectomy and its effect on bone loss. I am soon to be 62 and have a -3.00 score in my spine. I have suddenly developed a uterine ...

Evista & Diuretics

MomLisa4
  • By MomLisa4 · Posted April 22, 2014
  • In Medication side effects · 5 replies
  • Was diagnosed with osteoporosis at age 50. Had a hysterectomy a few years before that but they left one ovary so I figure that I has some hormones left. Took doctor recommended amounts of vitamin D, magnesium ...

Does anyone take collagen?

Marvi
  • By Marvi · Posted April 22, 2014
  • In Supplements and vitamins · 2 replies
  • I posted a question several days ago, and am wondering why I received no answers: would like to know what strength of collagen, if any, to take with 10000 mcg of biotin 2 X day? Saw, on our site, that ...

LET'S STOP MONSANTO!

slc4kids
  • By slc4kids · Posted April 22, 2014
  • In Diseases, conditions and other causes of bone loss · 8 replies
  • Dear friends, Monsanto is not our friend. They are poisoning our food and us as well, and destroying the economy and livelihood of people around the world. We might be able to put a dent into this by ...

Neck Pain

Ladyluckb
  • By Ladyluckb · Posted April 22, 2014
  • In Exercise and physical therapy · 1 reply
  • I ran into a glass door about 7 years ago. I had arthritis in my neck. My head now protrudes forward and I look awful. Also degenerative joint disease is not helping. I gave up on my exercises which probably ...

Cymbalta

Catl8dy
  • By Catl8dy · Posted April 21, 2014
  • In Pain relief · 8 replies
  • Saw vacation dr. today for recheck after starting calcitonin 2 months ago (we are away for the winter till next week) He wants me to stay on calcitonin until I see my regular dr. Have 3 fractures that ...

Parathyroid Surgery for Medicare Patients in the US

limerockcodger

low back pain

djatsw47
  • By djatsw47 · Posted April 21, 2014
  • In Pain relief · 5 replies
  • Several weeks ago I stupidly drug a very heavy package from my front porch where it had been delivered by UPS around to the back of my house. Since then, I developed low back pain, first just a severe ...

Sever Osteoporosis and weighted vest

jools1230
  • By jools1230 · Posted April 20, 2014
  • In Postmenopausal women with osteoporosis · 11 replies
  • I have sever osteoporosis. My number is -3.7 in my spine. My son bought me a weighted vest but I don't know if I should wear it or not. Does anyone know anything about this? Thanks so much ...

Fortei

Rekhashenoy
  • By Rekhashenoy · Posted April 19, 2014
  • In Osteopenia (low bone density) · 4 replies
  • My mother was administered Forteo for 18 months. Her BMD improved significantly. Now after a year BMD of Lumbar Spine has again reduced. I would like to know from the group whether she can be given Forteo ...

Steroids and Osteoporosis

Laura1959
  • By Laura1959 · Posted April 19, 2014
  • In Postmenopausal women with osteoporosis · 9 replies
  • It occurs to me that steroids may be the cause of my OP. About a year ago, I was given a long acting steroid shot to control severe allergies. A year before that I was given the same shot to tamp down ...

Smart Relief/Tens Therapy

Catl8dy
  • By Catl8dy · Posted April 19, 2014
  • In Pain relief · 0 replies
  • Has anyone tried Icy Hot Smart Relief (Tens Therapy)? Saw a commercial and was wondering if it was something worth a try for pain of back fractures. Thanks ahead and Happy Easter! Diane ...

AlgaeCal...has anyone found this to be better?

Nivette
  • By Nivette · Posted April 19, 2014
  • In Osteopenia (low bone density) · 19 replies
  • I was wondering if anyone has switched to AlgaeCal and had their numbers improve more than their previous program? It's pretty expensive stuff so I was thinking of swaping out a couple things that I take ...

Osteosarcopenic obesity

EZDon
  • By EZDon · Posted April 19, 2014
  • In Diseases, conditions and other causes of bone loss · 2 replies
  • An interesting topic, from a study by Florida State University researchers, that is not discussed much but apparently relates to intensifying the affects of Osteoporosis: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/201 ...

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