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... rope is an exercise you can do for your bones. It is an impact exercise and impact is good for the bones. You can do some research online and find out more about exercises that will help keep your bones strong. My only suggestion would be to do it on a softer surface rather than concrete. ... (3 replies)
... HI younggranny, I've been taking strontium citrate for almost 5 years and YES, it has helped. I have seen gains in both hips and lumbar spine. Without knowing her scores taking strontium can help get her numbers closer to the "normal" range. I've had no side effects at all from taking it, but since we are all different she'll have to try it and see how it works for her. ... (3 replies)
Osteopenia and HRT
Oct 28, 2010
... s in a week. I did a lot of research on the web before making my choice, and I am entirely satisfied. The website I mentioned has numerous videos demonstrating exercises designed for particular medical problems, including bone density. ... (9 replies)

Osteopenia and HRT
Oct 28, 2010
... Awesome! Very inspiring! (9 replies)
Osteopenia and HRT
Oct 28, 2010
... Thanks for the reply and the book recommendation. It is on its way from Amazon! I'm intrigued about the rebounder exercises - the concept of why they would help makes sense to me. Which one did you buy and is there anything about it you don't like? Regarding the Vibrational therapy, how did you try that? I Googled that in my area but came up blank. I did find a few... (9 replies)
Osteopenia and HRT
Oct 28, 2010
... e Smith machine...and wouldn't even try a standard bench press! Now I can bench press 85 pounds! Do all the push ups needed for a standard workout. Do various exercises on the Smith. amazing the difference! ... (9 replies)
Osteopenia and HRT
Oct 27, 2010
... orous and rather irritating. I love the rebounder, but can only do a few minutes a day. There is a lot of information on the web about NASA's use of rebounding exercises to rebuild bone density lost by astronauts during their time in zero gravity. Apparently, NASA's tests proved it to be quite effective. ... (9 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)
... t your dx and and all of us here understand your fears concerns. We've all been in the same place when first being dx. But, the score you posted is still in the osteopenia range or just into osteoporosis so there is time for you to make some changes that will help you. ... (1 replies)
... I have osteopenia in the thoracics - am taking the calcium and vitamin D - would like to be sure to do good weight bearing exercises. Any ideas? (3 replies)
... My Dr. just said to take calcium with Vit. D (which I am). No other help. Walking is an issue for me right now because I am having SI Joint problems and lower back. I started doing some weight machines and exercises in the pool (Aquasize). It really is amazing how minimal Drs. can be sometimes. (3 replies)
Osteopenia
May 2, 2008
... with calicuim and trying to exercises but i am small structure anyway. roughly about 5ft and weight about 118 pds I don't think I would have big bone structure anyway. ... (3 replies)
Osteopenia
May 1, 2008
... First of all osteopenia is not a disease, it is a preconditon that tells you its time to start doing more to keep the bone density you have. ... (3 replies)
... I'm considering purchasing an elliptical machine (doing my part for the economy and all ;) ) ... is it considered weight-bearing exercise? (I'm in the osteopenia range) (20 replies)
... I just finished talking with my wonderful physician about the osteopenia in my hips and my low normal spine. Discussed with him my concerns about taking Boniva or any other meds right now and he heartily supports me. ... (20 replies)
... Weight training is very important and valuable in increasing bone density and strength. However, from everything I have read, 20 minutes a week is not enough. It should be 20 to 30 minutes three to four times per week, done with the right exercises, and increasing weights only when the body is ready. glowing4 (1 replies)
... Hi mrupert: Below is a link that explains T scores... Just take the T score # like you mentioned (-1.1, -1.2 and .6) and compare to the WHO definitions on T scores. All of those numbers are good. You do have osteopenia, but your scores aren't that far away from normal. You still need to prevent those numbers from getting worse, so that is why they let you know how much... (10 replies)
... Hi There: Like the other postings, I too, have decided not to take medications. The more research I am doing, the happier I am in my decision to discontinue the biosphosphonates that I was on (although, I have yet to inform my doctor:D) Since diagnosed with a kidney stone (and I am certain that the increase in my calcium did it), I now take a "normal" amount of Calcium... (15 replies)
Osteopenia
Mar 25, 2007
... Hi Nightangel! I so admire you for taking a stand and going for weight bearing exercises now while you are still young. ... (4 replies)
... ing the problems which alot of people have with taking Fosamax, I am not sure I want to start on the prescription. Has anyone improved their bone density by back exercises alone without taking any medication? ... (1 replies)


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