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... Gaining around the abdomen with height loss is very common. Have you had any fractures? ... (7 replies)
... Has anyone ever heard of losing six inches of heights from osteoporosis? ... (1 replies)
... when the nurse said that I asked the doctor about it and he said it could be menopause, or it could be osteoporosis and that was the end of the discussion. ... (0 replies)

... Hi, I am currently a 21 year old female. I've noticed that I have a height loss of one and a half inch to two inches within the past 8 years and there's a tendency to continue getting shorter! ... (1 replies)
Height Loss
Mar 1, 2012
... I have no answers as to what is happening with my health honestly. I just have a question about height loss that I can't seem to find any answers to. At 29 years old I was 5' 2" tall. Now I am 4' 11" tall at 41 years old. ... (2 replies)
... Usually a dowagers hump or spinal curve is caused by compression fractures of the spinal vertebra. ... (4 replies)
... Do you have any kind of bone pain, like arthritis, bone or joint injuries? ... (10 replies)
... wasited to begin with and have noticed its even shorter since i've lost some height. I never made the connection...i think your onto something. Since the bone loss is in the spine it makes sense that we'd get shorted thru the torso. ... (7 replies)
Getting shorter
Aug 20, 2004
... Anyone else losing height do to osteo? ... (0 replies)
... Hi Phyllis, Thanks for responding to my thread. I never thought of this a few years ago (and Im sure I already lost some height at that point). It wasnt untill I noticed that the love handles around my sides and back were getting bigger but I wasnt gaining any weight. Its nice to know Im not alone. Im on Fosamax so hopefully I wont lose any more bone mass. I guess all we... (7 replies)
... inches, most likely due to osteo. Ive always carried most of my weight around my middle but it seems that Im carrying even more now, along with bigger love handles. ... (7 replies)
... I just wanted to tell you that I will get back to you by the weekend at the lastest, because I'm swamped right now with my med problems and a myriad of tests that I have to complete. So hang in there, and don't get worried, I'm sure it will all be figured out. ... (7 replies)
... I am running out of options. ... (17 replies)
What Can I expect?
Oct 21, 2003
... osteoperosis is a loss of bone can lead to loss of height,bowed legs,dowagers hump, and fractures... ... (10 replies)
... Hmmm...never thought of this! Just what I needed was an excuse! ... (7 replies)
... I have no problems I can trace to osteoporosis, just the normal aches and pains of aging. I don't avoid any physical activity except for I won't do headstands in yoga class, but that's about it. ... (4 replies)
... I have a wedge fracture at T10 and this has been very painful. From what I have read we can sometimes get compression fractures without pain, the main symptom is loss of height. ... (10 replies)
... Osteoporosis is often called the "silent disease" because bone loss occurs without symptoms. ... (7 replies)
Aug 11, 2014
... morning and I was completely paralyzed waist down I got myself to my feet and things have never been normal since,this is the test results.what are the meaning of it all. ... (0 replies)
... Here's a link that explains this phenomenon from the University of WA and Dr Susan Ott. ... (7 replies)

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