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Feb 27, 2008
... on I couldn't recommend it, plus it's usually only used post menopausal, as are the rest of the meds on the market. The other drugs that are available only slow bone loss, so I don't know which you would be interested in "if" any, since I don't know if you are menstruating. ... (13 replies)
... that my trabecular bone is destroyed forever. I was so encouraged when I read your reply to that poster, and I'd love to read the whole article. ... (2 replies)
Honey I've shrunk!
Jul 31, 2007
... But he would like to see some evidence of new bone first. No idea what to do if this doesn't happen. May have to turn to strontium if Forteo doesn't do the job. ... (11 replies)

... Forteo works by growing new bone. ... (18 replies)
New to this Board
Feb 11, 2004
... I have never heard of calcium intake causing bone spurs. ... (16 replies)
... Even tho bone isn't "growing" as in lengthening, there is constant bone turnover. Bone cells die and are replaced with new bone cells throughout our life. This turnover peaks about age 30 or somewhat earlier. After that bone cell death tends to outpace new bone cell growth. ... (10 replies)
New to this Board
Feb 10, 2004
... They actually wrote that on the Bone Density Scan report. ... (16 replies)
... fat link holds hope for osteoporosis. Shucks, now we've gotta worry about our bone marrow cells having too much fat!!!! At the time of birth, you have just a little bit of fat in the bones of your fingertips. ... (10 replies)
... of osteoporosis.....male or female. The implants are either free or cemented within the joint and the primary cause for revision is that they loosen, often from bone not being able to hold the implant. ... (12 replies)
Newly Diagnosed
Oct 8, 2006
... Forteo works on osteoblasts to build new bone and reduce fractures, which is somewhat different than the way boniva works. ... (15 replies)
New to this Board
Feb 20, 2004
... e some docs that are starting to consider having a "drug holiday" going a year without, then having another DXA scan. Drugs like Actonel and Fosamax stay in the bone a long time as someone else stated. ... (16 replies)
T-score of 2.0
Jan 16, 2006
... Taape, so glad to hear that your bone density improved to -2.6. That's a big improvement. Way to go! (13 replies)
T-score of 2.0
Jan 18, 2006
... Taape - that is very encouraging to hear about your improved T score. I have just started (today) Fosamax and am hoping for the best. My spine came out as -2.8 and given the fact that my mother was completed crippled with osteoporosis I feel I have no choice but to go with the treatment. The scary thing about it all is that there are no symptoms or signs until it is well... (13 replies)
T-score of 2.0
Jan 15, 2006
... Sorry to hear that you have bone density issues. Bone loss is reversible and it's much easier to prevent it than to grow new bone. While your T scores are shocking to you they are not so bad that you can't get treatment and start growing bone. ... (13 replies)
Dexa Reports
Nov 15, 2008
... Hello everyone...The number of people taking strontium is growing all the time and proof of its effectiveness keeps popping up. Canna..what did your dr. ... (14 replies)
... CARRIE22 : Yes, if I were you I'd be wary of Fosamax. Have you considered Forteo? Maybe ask your doc if this might be an alternative to the Fosamax for you. I'm not on it myself, but there are many posters on this board who are, most seem to be having very good outcomes. I works in a different way to the biphosphonate drugs (Fosamax, Actonel, Boniva) - actually... (5 replies)
... bearing. All of the muscles that are used are good for the bones. My endocrinologist had said that muscle pulls on bone, which stimulates bone to grow. So whatever type of exercise you can do will be to the good. ... (14 replies)
... Great! Thanks PikaB, I'll look those up tonite:). (2 replies)
... On, you can search for the abstracts of these articles, among others: 17547537 17042738 16753016 (2 replies)
New to this Board
Feb 12, 2004
... That's TRUE. Calcium does NOT cause these. However your body could NOT grow them if the calcium was not available. So since mine is growing them I know the calcium is getting absorbed into my system for my body to use for bone growth even though it's not liquid calcium. ... (16 replies)

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