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... gyn and try to get on HRT ASAP. I'm looking into radically changing my diet bc I am scared. I just got this compression fracture which is how I found out I had osteoporosis. I've been taking calcium on and off but never with regularity. ... (10 replies)
... I have read that one has to stop calcium supplements 48 hours in advance of a Dexa scan. This is of concern to me because my parathyroids barely function, and I take 1800 mg. calcium citrate and Calcitriol, which is a Vitamin D prescription. ... (2 replies)
... Thank you to all of you who are sharing their stories, and bravo to the dentists who are speaking up. I always felt someone had to and it often carries more weight when it comes from people within the medical community. I hope many more will do the same. ... (32 replies)

... I had a two spontaneous back fractures with no indications of low numbers on dexa scan at the age of 63, so my decision was pretty easy. ... (6 replies)
... osed with low testosterone in March this year right at my 40th birthday. I think I've had it for quite a while possibly 10 plus years and had just chalked it up to getting older and having kids. I'm 6' 1" and 220 so about 35 lbs overweight. ... (35 replies)
... Hi Nanny, and welcome to the boards. ... (7 replies)
... Hi and thankyou for your encouragement! ... (11 replies)
... so the drug companies could make more money, like they did with the cholesterol numbers. Your Dexa scan could been calculated fraudulently also, like I was told, and it matters to you because you are borderline. ... (10 replies)
... Sorry I left out the info on the QCT increase... When I had that test done, I was taking Actonel. The dr mentioned that with all the meds it takes years to see large increases, but sometimes you can see high spikes in a shorter amount of time. ... (21 replies)
... Seems i read on a thread that you should stop taking it for a couple of days before, is that correct? ... (3 replies)
... I'm having trouble with the increases that your heel scan shows, mostly because I constantly hear that it takes years to see significant improvements when taking osteo meds, but I suppose you never know for sure how someone will respond. ... (15 replies)
"Bone quality"?
Jan 18, 2013
... I'm passing along information I have read. There is a test called a Bone Resorption Test, a simple urinary test that you can use to determine how fast your bones are deteriorating. ... (17 replies)
Osteo and Ezorb
Nov 19, 2010
... I am new to this site and read your post on ezorb. I already posted on this but didn't know if you would run across it . I have taken ezorb with great results. I found out i had severe osteo. ... (6 replies)
... Hi Phyllis, thanks soo much for your reply...You have no idea how much it means to me to have someone to talk to that knows about this... See I was told I have Osteoporosis by my Dr..I am soo glad my numbers aren't that bad and it is just Osteopenia range... ... (23 replies)
Dexa Reports
Nov 13, 2008
... Its the small victories that make it worth the effort to continue doing the good things. Did they make adjustments to scores or did you do like i did and stop the strontium for 30 days prior to the scan and then make your own guesstimates as to how accurate the scores were? ... (14 replies)
... Hope it's all ok. I know you have had alot of work on your back. ... (32 replies)
... sent a letter requesting specifics, they would send the information to her. ... (17 replies)
... Hey, Hugs, welcome to the boards. ... (11 replies)
... Thank you for welcoming me here osteoblast and Desertbloom! I have been searching and searching for a group to talk to about my osteoporosis struggles and was glad to stumble into this group. It seems like a very open minded and smart group. ... (11 replies)
... This specialist may very well have the relevant letters after his name, but that DOES NOT give him the right to be rude, or sarcastic, to you. ... (10 replies)

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