Premenopausal women (ages 25-50) with osteoporosis

There are several medical conditions that develop in childhood, adolescence and young adulthood that can interfere with a woman's ability to achieve her optimal bone mass and put her at risk for premenopausal osteoporosis.

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47 and diagnosed with premenopausal Osteoporosis: NEED WISE ADVICE

Kgsg1234
  • By Kgsg1234 · New reply yesterday at 2:10 pm
  • 15 replies
  • I'm 47 years old, 5 ft 2 in, 115+/- lbs with a very small frame. My mother was diagnosed with osteoporosis at age52 post menopausal. 2 years ago I was diagnosed with osteopenia. My doctor did a dexa scan ...

Pregnancy, Lactation and Osteoporosis

Jinn
  • By Jinn · New reply April 6, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • I found out about my osteoporosis at age 37 after giving birth to my second child (I'm now 38). I sustained 2 fractures to my spine and was in a lot of pain. It took a few months to be diagnosed. In the ...

24 yr old daughter just diagnosed with osteoporosis

ginamcmurray
  • By ginamcmurray · New reply March 25, 2014
  • 17 replies
  • My 24 yr old daughter has just been diagnosed with osteoporosis! We are devastated. She has had 3 stress fx in 3 yrs. She is of normal height and weight normal BMI has always been very active was a fitness ...

29 Year old with osteoporosis looking for natural treatment

LRM2012
  • By LRM2012 · New reply March 12, 2014
  • 20 replies
  • Hi everyone, First of all, thank you for all of your time spent on this site, I have already learned so much from you all. I am 29 and have osteoporosis. My DEXA scan has actually improved dramatically ...

Osteoporosis Associated with Pregnancy at age of 23

Saberina
  • By Saberina · New reply February 26, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • Hello, I'm new member at Inspire and I am 24 years old, when I was pregnant in the sixth month I had suffer from back pains and I could not move easily and sometimes its hard to get up from bed, after ...

Bioidentical hormone dosage for bone building

scubaair
  • By scubaair · New reply February 23, 2014
  • 14 replies
  • I just started bioidentical hormones about 7 weeks ago. I'm 46 and was told that I had some of the worst numbers they've seen in addition to having osteoporosis at a fairly young age. Although I will ...

Is it a side effect from Reclast?

Krisseykatz
  • By Krisseykatz · New reply February 5, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • I do have a question! I had a Reclast infusion in July and didn't experience anything that I thought was side effects at the time. I have a fractured rib with delayed healing. It has been 15 months! Anyway ...

this is overwhelming!

helenjo
  • By helenjo · New reply January 8, 2014
  • 33 replies
  • I was diagnosed with Osteoporosis in the spring. I am seeing a doctor who specializes in the treatment of OP. At our initial appt she began telling me the various medications I could try and was a bit ...

Wedging Vertebrae

Jinn
  • By Jinn · New reply December 31, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • Hi everyone, If wedging has been found in T10, T11 and T12, does that mean I have fractured? Jinn ...

Growth Hormone Deficiency and Osteoporosis.

missfiremom28
  • By missfiremom28 · New reply December 29, 2013
  • 12 replies
  • I an 29, have had Osteoporosis since I was 25, I have Growth Hormone deficiency and Thyroid problems as well, I have a 2 yr old and it's getting harder and harder to pick him up and do daily things because ...

Just diagnosed at 32

Veenah
  • By Veenah · New reply December 29, 2013
  • 18 replies
  • Hi everyone I'm a 32 year old woman and never had any bone problems or fractures until recently, when I broke my hip while running, no fall or impact I was literally just running along and felt something ...

Anyone experiencing "localized" osteoporosis (premenopausal)?

LouisvilleLady
  • By LouisvilleLady · New reply December 22, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • I am 43 years old and was diagnosed with osteopenia 18 months ago. I recently had a follow-up Dexa scan that showed the Z score in my arm has dropped from -0.7 to -2.9 during those 18 months. The arm ...

Just diagnosed

Scurge
  • By Scurge · New reply December 8, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • Hi everyone I have just been diagnosed with Osteoporosis a week ago. I have a 20% compression fracture in T11 & T12, and don't know how I really got it. But I think I was carrying too heavy photography ...

Just Diagnosed! At 36!!

smeedgie
  • By smeedgie · New reply December 5, 2013
  • 11 replies
  • Hi Everyone! I had my first bone density scan last Friday, and got the results yesterday. Unfortunately, my doctor did not call me herself and had a receptionist call me, who basically just read me the ...

Osteoporosis in young women-continue discussion

Liran
  • By Liran · Posted November 25, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • I'm writing again in a new discussion but it is related my my older discussion ( unfortunately ): The natural therapy seem to help to improve the bone density at my wife's back but not her thighs. She ...

Strontium and estrogen vaginal cream

Grandmavs
  • By Grandmavs · New reply November 23, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • have a question- can you take strontium if you use estrogen vaginal cream ...

28 yrs. old w/ Osteoporosis

Jacki17
  • By Jacki17 · New reply November 16, 2013
  • 8 replies
  • I had my first scan at age 25 with a CT bone densitometry. Lumbar spine L1-L3 read at z-score -1.12, t-score -0.85. Total left hip density at t-score -2.61, right hip shows similar density to the left ...

Hormone Therapy???

scubaair
  • By scubaair · New reply November 8, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • I am 46 years old who went through premature ovarian failure at a young age (approx. 35), and I'm now experiencing peri-menopause. I have osteoporosis in my hip and osteopenia in my spine, DDD, scoliosis ...

slow bone healing

Krisseykatz
  • By Krisseykatz · New reply October 17, 2013
  • 18 replies
  • Hi there...I had to pick a topic but I am not too sure it is age related. I fractured my rib last October, 1 year ago. I have no idea HOW I did it because I wasn't sick (coughing) or I didn't have any ...

33 yr old - athletic, healthy...diagnosed with severe osteoporosis..shock!

Mar_2013
  • By Mar_2013 · New reply October 10, 2013
  • 42 replies
  • I am a 33 year old mother of 1, who was just diagnosed with severe osteoporosis! I have always been pretty athletic/active, healthy (as far as I know), tried to generally maintain a healthy lifestyle ...

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