Postmenopausal women with osteoporosis

Eighty percent of people who have osteoporosis are women. A woman's risk of osteoporosis is equal to her combined risk of breast, ovarian and uterine cancer. Half of all women over 50 will break a bone because of osteoporosis.


Vitamix instead of supplements???

  • By keoki · New reply April 16, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • In trying to get most, if not all, necessary nutrients through food sources I thought of the Vitamix demo I saw at Costco a few weeks ago and decided I should order one. I pulled up some You Tube videos ...

Paraplegia, Osteoporosis & Prolia

  • By pietuzzi · New reply April 15, 2014
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  • Hi, I've been hanging around a while and thought I would jump in. I'm 53, a paraplegic due to spinal cord injury from car accident at 23. Needless to say that's 30yrs with consistent bone-loss because ...

Natural Approaches to Osteoporsis

  • By skeletonkey · New reply April 15, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • Just finishing watching videos of Dr. Keith McCormick regarding natural approaches to treating osteoporosis/osteopenia. I would like to know if anyone is using his products going under the name of OsteoNaturals ...

I'm using Fosamax AND Strontium Citrate ....

  • By cml7388 · New reply April 9, 2014
  • 32 replies
  • Question to all: I have osteoporosis in my spine, osteopenia in my hips. Up till my last scan a month ago, it was osteopenia in hip & spine, diagnosed last year. My Mother had severe! osteoporosis - many ...

The role of protein in osteoporosis

  • By keoki · New reply April 7, 2014
  • 16 replies
  • Role of Protein in Bone Health In a review paper by renowned bone health expert Robert P. Heaney and protein metabolism expert Donald K. Layman, the evidence related to protein and bone health was examined:1 ...

Fracture vs scores among member

  • By Lisbethmus · New reply April 6, 2014
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  • I have been thinking about a comment from a member that it seems as we can have very low scores without fractures for years and that the members with fractures seems in many cases to have other health ...

Strontium citrate

  • By Satyad · New reply April 4, 2014
  • 12 replies
  • I am about to start taking strontium citrate for bone density. I have read Laura Pizzorno's book and many other articles on the web that are very positive, and it seems that the side effects are minimal ...


  • By CDG56 · New reply April 4, 2014
  • 15 replies
  • Good Morning All, I am wondering if anyone has heard or might know where it stands on the new drug for osteoporosis that is supposed to be coming available sometime I think in 2014, called ODANACATIB ...

Severe Osteoporosis, Strontium and DEXA

  • By Mum453 · New reply April 3, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • Awhile ago I was posting on here because I was absolutely worried sick because after breast cancer medication I had a DEXA scan that showed I had dropped to -3.7 in two years from -2.4 which had been ...

Cortisone Shots

  • By kmz1234 · New reply April 3, 2014
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  • Has anyone had problems with Cortisone Shots? I have bad knees and they help with the pain, although I just read they are bad for bone density ...


  • By Maggiemay58 · New reply April 1, 2014
  • 31 replies
  • Hello out there. I hope this finds everyone feeling well. I had a Prolia injection in 8/13. I really didn't want too. But because I like my doctor so much, & she explained how I was still young. I should ...

looking for similar women

  • By chicpea · New reply March 28, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • I'm 65 yrs. old with severe osteoporosis (-4.8) and after many fractures this last year , started Forteo . One month into this drug. Has anyone experienced similar situation ...

Fosamax - Dazed and Confused

  • By Miche2 · New reply March 27, 2014
  • 35 replies
  • For two weeks I have been staring at my first prescription of Fosamax, frightened to take it because my understanding of Fosamax is that it slows down bone breakdown AND slows down bone build-up, overtime ...


  • By chicpea · New reply March 25, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • I am devastated by the diagnosis of severe osteoporosis to begin with. All those dreams have been altered....ok. And a low income single elderly artist (no insurance, etc etc) ....being ...

Recommended calcium dose? RDA change

  • By debandtwins · New reply March 25, 2014
  • 39 replies
  • I was just told by my OB/GYN that the recommended daily amount of calcium has changed for post-menopausal women from 1200 mg/day to 5-600 mg/day due to concerns about calcification in soft tissue and ...

Magnesium study results (Norway)

  • By keoki · New reply March 20, 2014
  • 38 replies
  • February 27, 2014 Magnesium in Drinking Water May Protect Against Hip Fractures Filed under: Magnesium — Emma @ 3:51 pm Emma Emma McGowan NatureCity author & contributor As we age, bone mass density and ...

MK supplements/blood

  • By CDG56 · New reply March 20, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • Hello, I find this forum so helpful and always look for what other women are going through as I. I have been on my MK 4 and MK 7 now for almost a year. Recently, I thought I had a bladder infection as ...

was ready to buy until i read this on strotium

  • By CCLISAMONA · New reply March 18, 2014
  • 36 replies
  • Strontium Myth and Reality: Efficacy and Safety Considerations for Consumers By Jarrow Formulas, Makers of Bone-Up® Strontium (Sr) is a mineral with a reported effect on the reduction of bone fracture ...

Reclast versus Prolia

  • By GinaBomp · New reply March 4, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • My doctors are recommending either Reclast or Prolia for my Osteoporosis. I've already done 2 years of Forteo. Who has experience with research on these 2 medications, or have used either and what do ...

Evista safety after 66 yrs old

  • By tootsita · New reply March 4, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • Does any one know how many years you can take Evista?? I been taking it for over 20yrs and I am now 66 yrs ...

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