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Mar 19, 2008
... I have trouble with exercise, but I still do quite a bit, but what I do are things that don't hurt my back or legs and hips. Your best bet is to see a PT for a physical routine that you will be able to do that is weight bearing. ... (1 replies)
... Women gain their maxium bone density in their earlier 20s. Walking is good for cardiovascular health, but the studies I've read show that it is only marginallly effective for bone strengthening. Weight bearing exercise works better. ... (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)

... 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.. ... (23 replies)
... of months before deciding that is was not the path i wanted to take. Both men and women with osteo have been lead to believe that the now available drugs are the best treatment for less than perfect bones. For those who have had no problems, i hope that continues and that you see the gains your hoping for. ... (11 replies)
... ass does not indicate bone strength. Some people with low bone mass may have stronger bones than someone with higher bone mass. The only way someone would know for sure that they have a problem is if they actually break a bone. And even strong bones will break anyway if a person falls a certain way. ... (5 replies)
... g the osteoporosis myth one. I had not heard about strontium or K2 until coming to this board, or EZORB, so not familiar with any of that. I was diagnosed with osteopenia 3 years ago, but was told that if I have periods I have estrogen, take calcium and don't worry about it. ... (8 replies)
... I am 40 and have Endometriosis, the drugs i have taken for this have caused significant bone loss. I have not had a hysterectomy and am not going through the menopause. ... (6 replies)
Mar 6, 2011
... e results with the dr. and see what his recommendations are. Unless the DEXA comes back with surprises you may be able to improve your denstiy with supplements, exercise and a good diet. If one of the osteo drugs are suggested its up to you to educate yourself and decide whats best for you. ... (3 replies)
Nov 16, 2007
... HI gbilton... welcome to the board. At 70 and having mild osteopenia why not try diet, exercise and supplements to increase your density. If you have any stomach issues the fosmax could cause unpleasant side effects as well as a number of other things. ... (5 replies)
Mar 19, 2011
... Does anyone have any idea what could cause this to happen in spite of my best attempts? ... (6 replies)
... ing it and all the symptoms disappeared so I am now able to exercise, I'm eating healthier and I am taking Caltrate plus with minerals which I've read is not the best because it is Calcium Carbonate. ... (9 replies)
... ss on your spine and hips. I was told that if I did any running, jogging, jumping jacks, and certain exercises that make you bend from the waist I'm just asking for a possible fracture. Bending from the waist causes compression and crushing fractures. ... (32 replies)
... rked well, maybe, just maybe, it'd be worth taking them if the risks were minimal, but neither one of those scenarios is true. I don't fault anyone a single bit for trying to get help, but we've GOT to learn more about these drugs. ... (14 replies)
... I'm back again to talk about Boniva. My 79 year old husband took it for the first time on Tuesday morning. Wednesday morning he could barely get out of bed because of the pain in his back. ... (14 replies)
... Hi Tami...first of all your scores aren't that bad..they are in the osteopenia range, not osteoporosis. The scores you have are telling you that its time to make a few lifestyle changes to stop the progression into osteoporosis. ... (23 replies)
Feb 15, 2006
... There's so much good info out there. THE best and most effective way to maintain good bone health, even actually grow bone, is to do resistance training everyday. ... (10 replies)
... gth while others have low bone density with strong bones. It's not so much the density as it is the way your bones are constructed. The only way you would know for sure if you have a problem is if you break a bone, but even strong bones can be broken if one falls a certain way. ... (3 replies)
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Jan 4, 2006
... Your Dexa numbers do not appear high enough to merit that very strong drug. I'm actually unclear as to why you are pushing for it. ... (8 replies)
... bearing exercise is vitally important. ... (3 replies)

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