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... am looking for but I did think it would possibly help you and others on this board. I was impressed with what I saw. It has a part that is molded to your spine on the back apparently and a part in front. ... (20 replies)
... and also teaches at a Univ down by LLU, and the other two are LLU graduates so I know from their curriculum that they include quite a bit on osteo in their studies. ... (20 replies)
... I have osteo in both my hips and spine and have been on forteo for 19 mos and have had wonderful results in both hip and spine. ... (8 replies)

... on here about strontium, EZORB and vitamin K2, but don't know enough about any of them yet to know if I should try any of them. I am very concerned about having osteo in my hips and all that could entail. It is imperative to strengthen my bones before menopause, but I am not sure what to do. ... (8 replies)
... Hello everyone...I'm a 47 year old woman who exercises regularly. I have a good diet as well. Shocked to hear that I have osteo in my hip joint, mild osteopenia in one other spot. I've been doing everything right! ... (4 replies)
Male With Osteo
Aug 11, 2005
... Anyway, just wondering if anyone else out there has a kidney stone corolation to share, I am sure there is a big connection, as Osteo sufferers we probably get rid of most of our bone mass through our kidneys. ... (12 replies)
... My Pharmacist says of the over 400 female users of Fosomax, and other Osteo meds, I am the only male taking any type of Osteo med. ... (8 replies)
... to the board. There are many here who can advise you about the forteo and other osteo meds. I can help with strontium questions as can several others here. You're pretty well covered for getting lots of good help. ... (8 replies)
... I am scared to death of those meds - all of them, that are used for osteo; but the osteo in my spine is getting worse, although hip is the same and osteopenia in my Cervical spine; drugs like Actonel and Fosamax have so many bad side effects that become more evident as the years of people taking these drugs go on. i take Calcium, Magnesium and Vit D but I I know it doesn't... (12 replies)
... been able to find it in any kind of store. I the one i get is NSI strontium. It reasonably priced and since I've had improvements in both total hip and lumbar spine i know its working for me. ... (8 replies)
... Hi hchytd: With Actonel some people get the GI side effects, i.e. acid reflux, stomach ache, and esophagus problems, which is why you have to stay upright for 30 minutes after taking it. If your mom hasn't had these problems already, there's a good chance she never will. There is another risk associated with bisphosphonates (fosamax, actonel, boniva, reclast etc) that... (12 replies)
... ss up the score quite a bit. I have a quite large curve starting at L3 down to S1 and they almost didn't do the dxa because of that. If they can't line up your spine straight they won't do the scan. The tech spent 20 minutes trying really hard to get my spine straight and finally went with the best line up she could get. ... (20 replies)
... she may advise one of the osteo meds or suggest lifestyle changes like a diet rich in fruits, veggies, dairy and non dairy calcium sources and lean protein. Different drs. ... (2 replies)
... Hi Osteo: How are you? No, my dr didn't mention if that score was the norm, and I didn't think to ask her either.:confused: Where is the hemangioma at or are there more than one? I've never looked at the individual reading of each lumbar vert until you mentioned it now. The spinal BMD is figured by the sum of BMC for L1-L4 / (divided by) the sum of the areas. If I had... (20 replies)
... I feel for you mate. I know exactly where your coming from just about. I too have recently been diagnosed with osteoporosis of the spine ( among many things ) im a 27 year old male and it was diagnosed after I had a fall ( quite a simple trip ) and recieved 4 crush fractures to my spine. Ive seen a specialist once and am not scheduled to see her again for another 3... (7 replies)
... as on a scale of mild to severe, and he said severe. All blood work came back fine, calcium, Vit D and thyroid levels are normal. There is no family history of osteo to my knowledge. I do drink a lot of coffee and soda, not enough water, and most nights have a glass or two of wine. ... (7 replies)
... Someone please help me answer some questions. Through a bone biopsy and bone dexa scan I was diagnosed with full blown (high turnover) osteoporosis and osteoarthritis.My lumbar spine results were a -2.7 and a -3.2 in the L4 region (lower spine). The only reason I took the tests was because I have broken many bones (9) in my 23 years. The last one was when I was 18 I broke... (8 replies)
... from the lumbar spine are not utilized in this assessment. ... (4 replies)
... increase in both total hip and lumbar spine after one year. ... (5 replies)
... They could not find any "reasons" as to why I gave the osteo as bad as I do have it. I have been on fosamax for the past 5 years and I have had incredible progess with return of bone! ... (8 replies)

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