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... bone density reading of -2.7, what does that mean (2 replies)
... I have a bone density reading for a teen-age girl that is from the lumbar spine at the L1 through L4 and the level is .928 gm/cm2 What does this mean? (1 replies)
... I'm a 48 year old healthy woman. I just had a baseline bone density test. ... (8 replies)

... zorb calcium on this message board, took it all summer and had a bone density test done in November. My spine went from oteopenia to normal, but my left femur was slightly worse. ... (26 replies)
... Hi Suirrly: I have yet to meet a doc that didn't know about the 24 mo rule on dexa scans, so I've never had that problem with such a lack of knowledge. If you go through your medicare handbook, you can figure out what the time limits are on all med procedures. In my case I had a second scan done in 12 months, but I didn't have to pay for it because the doc wrote a letter... (4 replies)
... Ten days ago I had a severe allergic reaction and had to take predisone for 10days, the last time I had to take predisone was in 2009 after a back operation. My bone density plummeted big time. I have another bone density in 2011. ... (11 replies)
... It is perfectly o.k. to have your bone density test if you feel you need one, want one and would love to keep track of your numbers as they go up or go down. ... (11 replies)
... i've recently found out that i have osteopenia at age 23! i know low bone density runs in my family. my grandmother has severe osteoporosis and has been on prescriptions, but nothing helped. ... (4 replies)
... I have had a new opinion since, and this surgeon said he won't do surgury until I am on Forteo at least 9 months. So anyway, I had a bone density test last Aug.30th, 2011, and it read 0. ... (1 replies)
... I haven't had a bone density test in about 4 years. After my diagnosis I had several scans and tried every osteo drug available. ... (11 replies)
... Hi Bette: Welcome!!! :wave: Next to those numbers, are there others listed with a negative sign in front? There should be another 2 numbers with a T and Z score, next to what you listed. Do those numbers you listed have a mg/cm2 after it? If so look for another 2 numbers for your T and Z score, and compare it to the list below. Normal bone density is a score at or... (1 replies)
... That's great. I've been reading these posts and want to increase my bone density through vitamins, exercise and food. ... (26 replies)
... or greater. Thus, your reading would fall in that category. There is a variety of meds, natural supplements, and exercise that could improve that score. ... (2 replies)
... you. It is very informative and will give you a good perspective about osteo that some of the other good books out there don't. Many of us found it very helpful reading and lastly if you have questions, just ask. There are many well informed people here who will help. take care... ... (2 replies)
... Luckily you've done your reading and have started out well. Your exercise routine sounds great, and you're able to vary the routine which will help a lot. Are you taking any supplements? ... (14 replies)
... t I was told at age 40 I had osteoporosis. They told me to try Fosamax or Evista but I went the natural route of exercise and natural progesterone creme after reading Dr. Lee's book. My bone density never increased at all. However it didn't really get lower. I did try Forteo the injectible for 2 yrs. ... (22 replies)
Bone Biopsy?
Jan 11, 2008
... I believe he is just trying to obtain as much info as possible as to the cause of my bone density issues. Several blood tests have been performed and thus far have come back within normal ranges. ... (4 replies)
... No one can predict how much bone you will or will not increase with any of these medications. It is all very much an individual thing. ... (19 replies)
... I don't now of any studies detailing the amount of bone gained by Forteo or any other drug. ... (19 replies)
... Hi Canna...I also believe that maybe dexa's don't measure bone strength. And believing that... ... (11 replies)


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