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Virgin Coconut Oil Prevents Bone Loss in Osteoporosis

bstasiak
  • By bstasiak · Posted yesterday at 4:53 pm
  • Discussion in Supplements and vitamins · 0 replies
  • There is a study posted on www.ncbi.nih.gov/pubmed/23024690 that was published in 2012 that I urge all members of this community to read. (If all else fails, google "virgin coconut oil supplementation ...

Multi Posting

AnnahD
  • By AnnahD · Posted yesterday at 12:54 pm
  • Discussion in Help desk · 2 replies
  • How does one post to multiple discussions? Example; I wanted to post to Postmenopausal women w/OP and Supplements and vitamins so I posted to Postmeno then copied/pasted to Supps and vits. Is there a ...

What strength of collagen to take?

Marvi
  • By Marvi · Posted yesterday at 12:48 pm
  • Discussion in Supplements and vitamins · 0 replies
  • Hi people, I am reading that some recommend taking collagen, as well as biotin, for hair, nail and skin quality. I have hair loss due to prescription drug side effects, as well as hypothyroidism. I currently ...

Is there any possible way?

chezza
  • By chezza · Posted yesterday at 8:19 am
  • Discussion in Pain relief · 1 reply
  • Just wondering if there is any possible way to help the bones overcome adverse effects of bisphosphonates. About 4 months after taking the meds, I started to feel pain in my joints and bones. My feet ...

PLO diagnosis

Lizimum
  • By Lizimum · Posted yesterday at 4:22 am
  • Discussion in Premenopausal women (ages 25-50) with osteoporosis · 2 replies
  • I am the mum of a beautiful baby girl, currently 16 weeks old, and just released from hospital with a diagnosis of lactational osteoporosis. At 13 weeks postpartum I was hospitalised with intense pain ...

Forteo Side Effects

Faithy52
  • By Faithy52 · Posted April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment and medications · 6 replies
  • Hello, I am a daughter of a beautiful lady who is 62 years old this year. She's had severe osteoporosis for years. About a week ago she started taking Forteo injections to build her bone strength back ...

Fats and heart disease

Tango02
  • By Tango02 · Posted April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Diet and nutrition · 1 reply
  • Recently I found a 2013 research article, they tested patients in Spain by giving them a standard high carbohydrate diet, a Mediterranean diet or a Mediterranean diet with nuts. Guess which one won? Its ...

Bio Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy

Berv
  • By Berv · Posted April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative medicine · 3 replies
  • Has anyone done or know anything about taking Bio Identical hormone replace therapy and the effect on the bones for severe Osteoporosis? I know it is very expensive, but if it would build some bone density ...

new DEXA results

rn4baby
  • By rn4baby · Posted April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Osteopenia (low bone density) · 13 replies
  • Just had repeat DEXA yesterday. Very excited. Improved by 2.2% in the spine and 1.7%in the femur. Not taking any of the prescription drugs. Calcium, VitD and Strontium citrate, with diet and exercise ...

Pain is back

aprilsmith63
  • By aprilsmith63 · Posted April 17, 2014
  • Journal · 19 replies
  • These past few weeks have been rough mentally and physically. I am healing well from discectomy and my youngest daughter is taking steps to renew her life. I pray for the courts to be gentle on her. I ...

Big tummy

Bones777
  • By Bones777 · Posted April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Osteopenia (low bone density) · 4 replies
  • Hi, I have severe osteoporosis.....have had several fractures of vertabrae...and 3/4 in last 2 yrs.... Which now as left me with a very very large protruding tummy. :-( I,m coping with the pain as best ...

scared to excersise

pauricia
  • By pauricia · Posted April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Osteopenia (low bone density) · 12 replies
  • I know I should excersise but im scared I will have another compressed vertebrae. My L1 compressed and fractured last june 2013. I am getting a lot of low backache so it puts me off even doing my housework ...

Just Age 37

AdaonD1
  • By AdaonD1 · Posted April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Men with osteoporosis or osteopenia · 4 replies
  • Hello, I'm a 37 year-old male and broke my hip last month in a simple fall. I'm still non-weight bearing. My PCP and the surgeon who fixed my hip with screws recommended a bone density scan because the ...

Blood Pressure Meds can Increase Falls

Sailgranny
  • By Sailgranny · Posted April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Clinical trials and research · 2 replies
  • Just saw this in the NY Times: http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/ 04/16/blood-pressure-drugs-may-raise-fal l-risk/?smid=tw-nytimeshealth&seid=auto It said many over 60 are on blood pressure meds ...

Osteoporosis Drugs

seniorrunner
  • By seniorrunner · Posted April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Medication side effects · 5 replies
  • After 4 years on Fosamax I stopped due to difficulty with swallowing liquids (eg: water) My doctor now has suggested Reclast, but I don't really know anything about it. Is the ingredient the same as Fosamax ...

OsteoPrime

trixiebell
  • By trixiebell · Posted April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Supplements and vitamins · 1 reply
  • Hi everyone I would like to ask if anyone has tried OsteoPrime as I have been prescribed this by a homeopathic practitioner. OsteoPrime is made in America by Enzymatic I live in the UK aand would really ...

Calcium supplementation does not increase coronary heart disease, new study

Sailgranny
  • By Sailgranny · Posted April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Supplements and vitamins · 2 replies
  • Looks like we don't have to worry about taking calcium supplements as far as hurting our cardiovascular systems: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/201 4/04/140405105015.htm?utm_source=feedbur ner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+s ...

Tips for LIVING with OP

Treadmillgirl
  • By Treadmillgirl · Posted April 16, 2014
  • Journal · 11 replies
  • It has been a little while since posting but I have been following many great discussions from all of you. I can't tell you how much I appreciate the thoughtful, educated and supportive information on ...

LOW ESTROGEN AND HIGH TESTOSTERONE IN A FEMALE

FernM
  • By FernM · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 8 replies
  • Hi; What is the best and safest way to balance your hormones. I dropped the Dr I was going to not long after he diagnosed that my estrogen was low and the testosterone was high. My old Dr when I mentioned ...

Medication for bones whats safe,

margann222
  • By margann222 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Medication side effects · 0 replies
  • Hi everyone ive had 3 lots of aclasta now told I need to change denosumab Iam worried about how this can effect my bladderand my immune systems iam not happy about any side effects am thinking of my natrapaths ...

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