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Evista & Diuretics

  • By MomLisa4 · New reply 5:18 am
  • Discussion in Medication side effects · 1 reply
  • 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 ...


  • By slc4kids · New reply 3:40 am
  • Discussion in Diseases, conditions and other causes of bone loss · 5 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 ...

Bio Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy

  • By Berv · New reply 12:58 am
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative medicine · 19 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 ...


  • By Goody2 · New reply yesterday at 10:54 pm
  • Journal · 15 replies
  • Years ago I had severe sinus headaches. They started suddenly - during a business trip to Dearborn, MI., I had a terrible headache that lasted four days and a lot of Excedrin did not touch. The secretary ...


  • By FernM · New reply yesterday at 9:21 pm
  • Journal · 12 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 ...

Hysterectomy and Osteoporosis connection

  • By Lindakc · New reply yesterday at 8:56 pm
  • Discussion in Postmenopausal women with osteoporosis · 4 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 ...

Shocking discovery about Costco's almonds

  • By Suzangel · New reply yesterday at 7:35 pm
  • Discussion in Diet and nutrition · 62 replies
  • I didn't know that most US almonds were pasteurized with fuel (PPO). I use to buy my almonds at Costco and just discovered they are pasteur. with fuel. For more info. see the link below. In 2001 and 2004 ...

Understanding the Natural Approach to Osteoporosis

  • By Lela52 · New reply yesterday at 7:22 pm
  • Discussion in Books, videos and other resources · 528 replies
  • Dr Keith McCormick DC, has made a 3-part video series called: Understanding the Natural Approach to Osteoporosis Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3 In case you want to hear Dr McCormick talk some more about Osteoporosis ...

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

  • By Nivette · New reply yesterday at 7:05 pm
  • Discussion in Osteopenia (low bone density) · 11 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 ...

Is there any possible way?

  • By chezza · New reply yesterday at 5:40 pm
  • Discussion in Pain relief · 8 replies
  • 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 ...


  • By Catl8dy · New reply yesterday at 5:36 pm
  • Discussion 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 ...

Neck Pain

  • By Ladyluckb · New reply yesterday at 3:07 pm
  • Discussion 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 ...

Pain is back

  • By aprilsmith63 · New reply yesterday at 2:40 pm
  • Journal · 20 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 ...

Does anyone take collagen?

  • By Marvi · New reply yesterday at 2:21 pm
  • Discussion in Supplements and vitamins · 1 reply
  • 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 ...

Sever Osteoporosis and weighted vest

  • By jools1230 · New reply yesterday at 1:08 pm
  • Discussion 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 ...


  • By Rekhashenoy · New reply yesterday at 11:01 am
  • Discussion 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 ...

Virgin Coconut Oil Prevents Bone Loss in Osteoporosis

  • By bstasiak · New reply yesterday at 4:56 am
  • Discussion in Supplements and vitamins · 20 replies
  • There is a study posted on that was published in 2012 that I urge all members of this community to read. (If all else fails, google "virgin coconut oil supplementation ...

Supplements to help with hair & nail problems

  • By FernM · New reply April 21, 2014
  • Journal · 28 replies
  • HI; My hair is getting very thin & breaks easy and also have problem with my nails. Has anyone found a supplement that has helped with this problem? I have tried a few with no results. Thanks ...

low back pain

  • By djatsw47 · New reply April 21, 2014
  • Discussion in Pain relief · 4 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 ...

Parathyroid Surgery for Medicare Patients in the US

  • By limerockcodger · Posted April 21, 2014
  • Discussion in Diseases, conditions and other causes of bone loss · 0 replies
  • Some hard data from Medicare regarding Parathyroid surgery . From: surgery-medicare/ (worth a full read, as is the entire website!!) Here are two VERY pertinent ...

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