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Just Age 37

AdaonD1
  • By AdaonD1 · New reply April 18, 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 ...

What strength of collagen to take?

Marvi
  • By Marvi · Posted April 18, 2014
  • 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 ...

Big tummy

Bones777
  • By Bones777 · New reply April 18, 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 ...

Fats and heart disease

Tango02
  • By Tango02 · New reply April 18, 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 ...

47 and diagnosed with premenopausal Osteoporosis: NEED WISE ADVICE

Kgsg1234
  • By Kgsg1234 · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Premenopausal women (ages 25-50) with osteoporosis · 17 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 ...

Tips for LIVING with OP

Treadmillgirl
  • By Treadmillgirl · New reply April 17, 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 ...

Small stature and DEXA scores.

bwhitaker5978
  • By bwhitaker5978 · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Journal · 116 replies
  • I am having issues with the results of my DEXA score. I run, weight lift, 50 lb calf raises, 80 lb leg extensions, upper body 20 lb weights. My back hurts off and on but no fractures except a sports injury ...

Any success in eliminating or lessening hypercalciuria?

Gracejoy
  • By Gracejoy · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Diseases, conditions and other causes of bone loss · 7 replies
  • I was diagnosed with hypercalciuria (too much calcium in urine) about eleven years ago. Since then I have had many lab tests to discover the underlying cause, but none has been found. I've searched on ...

Blood Pressure Meds can Increase Falls

Sailgranny
  • By Sailgranny · New reply 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 ...

Vitamix instead of supplements???

keoki
  • By keoki · New reply April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Postmenopausal women with osteoporosis · 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 ...

Calcium supplementation does not increase coronary heart disease, new study

Sailgranny
  • By Sailgranny · New reply 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 ...

Harvard Study: Institutional Corruption and the Pharmaceutical Industry

al44
  • By al44 · New reply April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Clinical trials and research · 39 replies
  • I came across this special October 2013 issue of the Harvard Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics: http://www.law.harvard.edu/news/2013/10/ 25_edmond-j-safra-center-for-ethics-fell ows-jlme.html There's ...

Calcium in Hard Water

Dormouse
  • By Dormouse · New reply April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Diet and nutrition · 5 replies
  • Should we consider how much calcium we get from our water that we use for drinking and cooking with. When calculating how much calcium we are consuming in our diet and topping up with supplements how ...

Balance of proper supplements?

Harmonyrules
  • By Harmonyrules · New reply April 16, 2014
  • Journal · 20 replies
  • Greetings to all , I have found so much good information on this site and so much to think about. I am 61yr female 5'8''and small boned. I used to take calcium then heard it was better to just get it ...

Frustrated - hyperparathyroidism - 33 years old

bal1390
  • By bal1390 · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Diseases, conditions and other causes of bone loss · 37 replies
  • Feeling frustrated. I'm 33 years old, fairly fit and haven't felt good for at least a year. Been having migraines and lingering headaches for about a year or so, tired, worsening memory, blood pressure ...

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 ...

Paraplegia, Osteoporosis & Prolia

pietuzzi
  • By pietuzzi · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Postmenopausal women with osteoporosis · 2 replies
  • 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 ...

OSTEOARTHRITIS

FernM
  • By FernM · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 57 replies
  • I would like to hear from people with osteoarthritis at what their Drs has told them about treatments and if they have found anything that really helps? Thanks ...

Natural Approaches to Osteoporsis

skeletonkey
  • By skeletonkey · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Postmenopausal women with osteoporosis · 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 ...

osteonecrosis of the jaw and reclast

nomobone
  • By nomobone · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 43 replies
  • developed an abscessed tooth and went to the dentist. He took x-rays and showed me that I had bone loss and could not have a root canal done. He sent me to an oral surgeon, who told me I needed a blood ...

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