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  • By Coveman · New reply April 10, 2014
  • 38 replies
  • 1. IN THE 1970'S I went to a dentist who found ONE cavity at each appointment. ------When I got myself a new dentist, miraculously I had no virgin cavities for decades later. 2. IN THE 1980's, I went ...

severe osteoporosis

  • By capecode123 · New reply February 24, 2014
  • 40 replies
  • I am a 53 yo female recently dx with severe osteoporosis of spine , hips, etc. T score of my spine was -3.6. My family is training to run half marathon in April. I would love to do this with them but ...

Binosto Ad from Team Inspire in My E-mail

  • By al44 · New reply January 19, 2014
  • 26 replies
  • In my e-mail this morning is a message from Team Inspire that includes an ad for Binosto with a coupon, no less. Anyone else not comfortable with this ...


  • By Coveman · New reply December 22, 2013
  • 7 replies
  • I went to an orthopedist just to check out mild back pain. He gave me five x-rays in one visit? Is that standard procedure or was that excessive ...

Responding to a friend request

  • By alwaysgrateful · New reply September 10, 2013
  • 15 replies
  • Is there anyway to respond to a friend request that one wants or needs to decline with more than a "no"? Yesterday someone sent me a friend request. As usually is the case, I wanted to write to her explaining ...

bone pain stops with prolia?

  • By beany76 · New reply August 23, 2013
  • 6 replies
  • my dr says that if i take the prolia shots my bone pain will go away. i am skeptical as side effects that can happen are scary, i am 76 and have three compressed fractures that were cemented and two that ...

multi-myleloma AND osteporosis

  • By rjbpest · New reply August 19, 2013
  • 6 replies
  • Is this condition possible ...

How does one post the same discussion in more than one group?

  • By alwaysgrateful · New reply August 17, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • I just posted a discussion in this group and then copied the link and posted it to five other Inspire groups to which I belong (so those who respond can see all replies), but there has to be an easier ...

Young girl with osteoporosis

  • By Aoife414 · New reply June 21, 2013
  • 7 replies
  • Hi there, I am 19 years old and have just been diagnosed with severe osteoporosis. So far, the doctors dont know what caused me to develop it but I have had all the usual tests so hopefully I will get ...

Please sign my Ehlers Danlos Syndrome Petition

  • By GumbyDav · Posted June 19, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • Anyone living in the US, please sign my petition to make Ehlers Danlos Syndrome recognized as a disability! or n/cousin-disorder-severe-painful-debilit ...

Refining Inspire Search Capability

  • By alwaysgrateful · New reply June 16, 2013
  • 3 replies
  • I continue to think the search function is next to useless because it casts too wide a net. Who wants to look through hundreds of postings to find those that truly substantively address the issue at hand ...

I need advice

  • By PMSD47 · New reply June 3, 2013
  • 8 replies
  • FIRST SOME BACKGROUND SINCE THIS IS MY FIRST TIME ON THIS SITE: I am 65 years old and pretty active. 5 years ago my first bone scan showed osteopenia. Until then, I had been going to a fitness center ...

Non small cell lung cancer Stage 3a or 3b

  • By mytable42 · New reply May 4, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • My relative was diagnosed with non small cell lung cancer. The diagnosis started at 3a but now it might be 3b, they are unsure. He had a tumor in one lung, 3 cm, and then several lymph nodes are cancerous ...

Afraid to and afraid not to

  • By Momof3miles · New reply April 9, 2013
  • 35 replies
  • I am 55, almost 56. I have had an eating disorder for 44 years. Naturally my body leached any calcium it could from my bones during this long history with disordered eating. My dr. said she had never ...


  • By Hurtingtoomuch · Posted March 6, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • fyi cuss/Prolia-side-effects-212949_s2.htm ...

Prevention of osteoporosis/Keeping bones healthy!

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  • By BaxterMurphy (Inactive) · New reply February 25, 2013
  • 1 reply
  • I don't see a topic in the drop down ment for preventing osteoporosis - can you add one? There's so much to say and do to keep bones healthy and this is the place to find out what others are doing. Thank ...


  • By Skylark1112 · New reply February 20, 2013
  • 7 replies
  • I am 64 years old and am very healthy (relatively speaking). I have, for some time, been bothered with aching bones, tiredness, memory loss and just "not feeling great". I was asked to go into my doctor's ...


  • By Coveman · New reply February 19, 2013
  • 33 replies
  • Charlie Horse is a funny name for a problem that causes level 9 pain in my calves! I've found three different ways of avoiding the pain. 1) Wearing the right kind of shoes. 2 ) Avoid walking on the treadmill ...

Gap in Terriparatide treatment

  • By som · New reply February 6, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • I am on Injection Terriparatide for past 10 months. Now I am forced to give a gap of 6 months in my treatment due to travel to remote places where it is not possible to get Forteo inj. Are there any adverse ...

osteoporosis after operation to correct bunion

  • By NancySinatra · New reply January 18, 2013
  • 20 replies
  • I am a healthy 50+ woman who has always enjoyed walking but had started to find it difficult due to a bunion. I had this operated on in October & the x-ray now shows that I have severe osteoporosis in ...

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