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... Interesting...at age 19 I was bruising ribs just by putting pressure on them by lying on my chest. I didn't know what it was other then it took a month to heal. ... (5 replies)
... I do have a question for you, at such a young age why did your doctor order a DEXA? ... (3 replies)
... HI bfdh, i am sorry to hear that you are having to deal with so much at such a young age. I wish i had the words to make you feel better, but i don't, but what i can tell you that with time you'll be able to get things back in order. ... (5 replies)

... r many broken bones after silly things like fallings off swings or tripping while playing soccer, I took a bone density scan and it was lower the naverage for my age group as you said. The doctors have never exactly told me what was going on. It is a great releif to know that this is reversable at my young age. ... (3 replies)
... hi Justin, I wonder how is it that you have been diagnosed with osteopenia at such a young age, do you have other health issues or on medication that is detrimental to your bones? ... (3 replies)
... Will having Osteopenia at a young age shorten my life span? ... (3 replies)
... Thank you Phyllis, It is very frustrating when doctor try to push into taking medication you don't want without giving something else a try first. Since I stopped the Actonel I've been feeling so much better that I started walking for 30 minutes 6 days a week and doing a video called Skeletal fitness two times a week (it a weight bearing video for people with Osteoporosis). I... (9 replies)
... Your scores aren't that bad, it makes me wonder why your drs. want you on the meds so bad and at a such a young age. You can do so much with exercise, diet and supplements before you reach menopause. Don't let your dr. pressure you into something that you feel is wrong. ... (9 replies)
... Hi, my name is Sheri. I found out at 33 that I have severe osteopenia and have been working with numerous doctors to try to find the cause. ... (1 replies)
... r next decision is what to do to treat it, and you'll have to figure that out. You can read about all the different treatments that those of us are taking here, at the various threads. ... (10 replies)
... said he felt like, based on xrays alone, that my bone density looked fine. He said often times he can actually see osteopenia on an xray, and he didn't see that on mine. I'm guessing my case is mild, but still, at my age and being an otherwise healthy male I still want to dig into this. ... (10 replies)
... but it still happened. I really don't worry about it that much at this point, I just try to stay on top of the research and do whatever is best for me. ... (30 replies)
Osteopenia at 36
Jan 4, 2006
... Thanks perigrine. I guess I'm just concerned because they are so low for my age and I was diagnosed at such an early age ....27. ... (8 replies)
... I'm 31 also and have just recently been diagnosed with osteoprosis in spine and osteopenia in hip. However I suffer from very bad back pain too even though all my doctors and specialists tell me you shouldn't have any pain with osteoporosis. ... (2 replies)
... family but because of my age, no one felt necessary to treat me. Even after breaking ribs doing nothing on two separate occasions. I got my first bone density at 36 and had osteopenia. They just treated me for vit. d deficiency and told me to take calcium. Which i was doing but the d was too low. ... (5 replies)
... They don't do these things for a baseline at a young age so I don't see how the score actually has much bearing on anything at all. I've been doing weight lifting twice a week since the last scan so will be interested to see if it's impacted my score. ... (11 replies)
... why the dr. didn't have much to say. For a 75 year old active doing the right things woman her scores are pretty good. Her hip and femur total score is in the osteopenia range...she doesn't have osteoporosis in that area. ... (12 replies)
... Welcome to the Osteo Board... Sorry for all your problems at such a young age. But it sounds like you found some Drs that are helping you with the hormones and HGH. ... (3 replies)
... or lower. Since you are young you have the opportunity to reverse this earlier than most, so you are very lucky they found this out, even though your score isn't too bad. ... (1 replies)
... no dxa's then. There are a lot of young people who post here from time to time, but they are mostly women, you certainly aren't alone with your age. ... (10 replies)


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