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... I appreciate hearing how others are dealing with not giving into fear of osteoporosis, and are making their own, informed decisions re the risks of fosamax and foteo, et al. ... (44 replies)
... up bone density DEXA August 14, over a year later, and I made sure the tech knew about the strontium going in. ... (44 replies)
... I read your post about the bone turnover test you did, now that you're on the Strontium Citrate, and NOT on Fosamax. I'm a little confused over something, though. ... (6 replies)

... pyrilinks urine test results. This test measures bone turnover. I took the test once before, while on Fosamax, and my bone loss was low low low. Now I am off Fosamax and taking Strontium Citrate instead. ... (6 replies)
... Hi there - I'm in the UK and haven't heard of the urine test you have just taken. I know there is one but when I asked my doctor I was told it wasn't necessary( can't remember exactly what she said) but it seems to me it would be useful to know how fast you are losing bone. I've been waiting for a repeat bone scan for months now as I have been on Fosamax plus supplements... (5 replies)
... After 5 months on Fosamax, I switched to Dr's. Best Strontium in February. ... (5 replies)
... I would really like to hear about anyone's physician's opinion on using Strontium instead of, say, Fosamax. Are physician's starting to open their minds to this supplement, or are they against it. ... (14 replies)
... I had my first DEXA test last September 1st and discovered I had osteoporosis. I took fosamax for the next 5 months, then switched to strontium. ... (5 replies)
... Pika B, I consider all information to be supportive, even if it is contrary to my particular beliefs. It is still information and can be used to weigh in on how I will handle my health care decisions. These boards (I believe) would not be very effective if only one side of the story was allowed to be told. Jaw necrosis resulting from biophosphates is a fact and there are... (8 replies)
Trying strontium
Feb 6, 2007
... ability to tolerate the calcium supplements. You know, I've talked to several women who were on Actonel and Fosamax, and of all them, only one managed to stay on Fosamax successfully. She told the generic of Nexium sometimes, not knowing of the problems the PPIs, so we're told now, can cause. ... (18 replies)
Trying strontium
Feb 4, 2007
... SHEWOLF75: You mention that your heartburn gets worse when you take calcium supplements or when you were on bone meds. Which bone meds were you on? for how long? and when (or if) did you stop? If you were on Fosamax, Actonel, or Boniva. any of these three drugs can cause (and usually do), bad heartburn and GI problems. They also have a ''half-life'' - meaning they stay... (18 replies)
... Hi: What I was referring to when I mentioned the combo of forteo and sc or sr, is that there hasn't been any testing on combining the two simultaneously, so the recommendations I've read is that they shouldn't be taken together until we have evidence that it is beneficial with testing. If you have a dr that thinks it's a good idea, I would like to know what his/her... (70 replies)
... He also quotes a two year study with 170 mg strontium versus 680 mg where bone density was higher with 680 mg, but less fractures with 170 mg. His footnote identifying this study is missing. ... (3 replies)
... it also states there is an association with strontium and rickets in children in strontium rich soil. ... (3 replies)
... I forgot to ask you this. Does Strontium work on the ''osteoclasts'' in the same fashion as Fosamax or Actonel do? ... (70 replies)
... do not take strontium citrate! Why so many put such faith in the medical profession and pharmeceutical companys! ... (58 replies)
... life of 480 hours. But scarier still are the amount of people taking Fosamax since its introduction eleven years ago onto the market. ... (58 replies)
... I also have no doubt that Strontium Ranelate is no different in effectiveness than strontium citrate. In fact, it's probably a lot more gentle on the stomach. ... (17 replies)
... There was a health news article on the web yesterday discussing Strontium Ranelate. ... (17 replies)
... Interesting reference site. I would think the DEXA-scan tech might get a little testy if they had to review the abstracts cited and make adjustments accordingly for patients taking Strontium. Does this apply to the natural strontium, I wonder? I will look forward to seeing DEXA results for those of you taking it. The info and photos on dowager's hump/kyphosis (vertebral... (17 replies)




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