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... in my garden and I had fresh wildflowers as my wedding bouquet many many years ago. I just want to add a story and I hope it's not to long for I don't want the message board to get mad at me. it's called TWO HORSES Just up the road from my home is a field with two horses in it. ... (24 replies)
... sting rules which explain that offering or asking off board contact is not permitted. The boards are to be used for on board sharing, only. The email and private message features are turned off so that use of the message boards remain anonymous. The only contact you may make with members is to post on the board. ... (15 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)

... Did you also intend to post a new message along with the one from KathyMac? ... (80 replies)
... Anyway, I figured I'm new to all of this and needed a message board for a give and take of information as well as emotional support.... My mom had Alzheimers and I'd found these message boards to be SO HELPFUL!!!! ... (4 replies)
... I have been looking for information on Forteo also - my doctor hasn't mentioned it but I'm interested in learning as much as I can about the different treatments. Right now, it seems like it's rarely prescribed because it is so new and so expensive. However, it does sound like it's more effective than the other drugs. So I think I would be interested in trying it, but I will... (12 replies)
Yoga as exercise
Oct 19, 2003
... Are you saying that the yoga caused you to have surgery? Just wondering as I often think I should be doing yoga as I am in my 60's and not too limber. Had a couple of horseback riding accidents that have left me with back problems (I go to chiropractor) and apart from specific back exercises I usually do 2mile walks every day for workouts.I tested on the negative side on bone... (8 replies)
Sep 30, 2003
... JRWS, In order to insert your above quote I clicked on "quote" right above your message (instead of reply at the bottom). Then I simply deleted what was not pertinent to my reply, but making sure to leave everything in at the beginning and end. If you want replies to come directly into your email you will have to indicate that when you start a new thread by checking the... (18 replies)
Yoga as exercise
Sep 25, 2003
... I have severe osteoporosis, my rheumy has advised against any weight lifting or jogging and only walking or eliptical machines. No weights on wrist or ankle. Yoga doesn't have as much weight bearing as you think, great for stretching and losening up, for balance and endurance as well, and even if you are in good shape the potential to get hurt is there. I ended up in surgery... (8 replies)
... Afternoon folks. I was intrigued by the postings for over 35 yo with the 'bad' scores. I have similar scores. I am 44, am considered premenopausal as I have had no menopausal symptoms yet. My hip scores were 1.3 and 1.1. Off the charts for my age, but spine L1/L2 was -2.4. MD wanted to immediately to go on Fosomax. I have some concerns because she could not tell me what the... (16 replies)
May 26, 2003
... Hi, I am new to this board. I am 45 ,female and a T-score of +.43 in the hip and -1.29 in the spine. Is it possible to be oke in the hip but have osteopenia in the spine? Requested a copy of my test immediately and the recommendations stated CALCIUM/D supplements and exercise. Stiil the receptionist called for me to pick up a prescription for EVISTA. I am on estrogen so can... (12 replies)
... or I could get info from her about ordering a copy from the publisher. Can the editor of this message board let us know on that? ... (12 replies)
... Hi Penguin! It's good to hear from someone in Australia. I'm in SA. I take a Calcium(Ca) supplement & Calcitriol every day, just to try and kick my bones into order (excuse the pun). I'm not losing Ca so Fosamax didn't have any effect. Altho' I'm severely osteoporitic, my bone regrowth cells aren't switched on. FORTEO is a SYNTHETIC PARATHYROID HORMONE (PTH)made in USA, &... (15 replies)
20 with osteopenia
Jan 17, 2003
... I am 26 years old and I just found out 2 days ago that I also have osteopenia. It seems very odd that someone in their 20's would have this problem. I am going to continue searching for reasons why this has happened. I am looking into the topic malabsorption. This is where your body will not absorb the vitamins and minerals from your food as it goes through your body. So... (19 replies)
... I also recently had a DEXA scan and I'm learning so what I know is not a whole lot. Here's what I can tell you though and this is taken right off my DEXA report. If your T-score range is from -1 to -2.5 then this indicates low bone mass or sometimes called osteopenia. If your T-score range is below -2.5 then osteoporosis is what the experts call it. I'm really... (9 replies)
... You can copntact me via this message board. ... (3 replies)
... Is your doctor responsive to leaving a phone message questioning if you should start something now? ... (6 replies)
... I have been reading some posts and this message board sounds just about right. I am currently having Prolia injections 6 mnths with exercise and diet watching. Hope to learn and share. ... (9 replies)
... I was a fool not to check the message boards before I got the injection on May 11th, 2015. I have a list here.... ... (10 replies)
Sep 25, 2013
... Sorry for double post. I got a message to try again in 45 sec. ... (4 replies)

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