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... hi Justin, I wonder how is it that you have been diagnosed with osteopenia at such a young age, do you have other health issues or on medication that is detrimental to your bones? ... (3 replies)
... r next decision is what to do to treat it, and you'll have to figure that out. You can read about all the different treatments that those of us are taking here, at the various threads. ... (10 replies)
... Will having Osteopenia at a young age shorten my life span? ... (3 replies)

... said he felt like, based on xrays alone, that my bone density looked fine. He said often times he can actually see osteopenia on an xray, and he didn't see that on mine. I'm guessing my case is mild, but still, at my age and being an otherwise healthy male I still want to dig into this. ... (10 replies)
... I'm 31 also and have just recently been diagnosed with osteoprosis in spine and osteopenia in hip. However I suffer from very bad back pain too even though all my doctors and specialists tell me you shouldn't have any pain with osteoporosis. ... (2 replies)
... but it still happened. I really don't worry about it that much at this point, I just try to stay on top of the research and do whatever is best for me. ... (30 replies)
Osteopenia at 36
Jan 4, 2006
... Thanks perigrine. I guess I'm just concerned because they are so low for my age and I was diagnosed at such an early age ....27. ... (8 replies)
... I do have a question for you, at such a young age why did your doctor order a DEXA? ... (3 replies)
... r many broken bones after silly things like fallings off swings or tripping while playing soccer, I took a bone density scan and it was lower the naverage for my age group as you said. The doctors have never exactly told me what was going on. It is a great releif to know that this is reversable at my young age. ... (3 replies)
... Thank you Phyllis, It is very frustrating when doctor try to push into taking medication you don't want without giving something else a try first. Since I stopped the Actonel I've been feeling so much better that I started walking for 30 minutes 6 days a week and doing a video called Skeletal fitness two times a week (it a weight bearing video for people with Osteoporosis). I... (9 replies)
... Your scores aren't that bad, it makes me wonder why your drs. want you on the meds so bad and at a such a young age. You can do so much with exercise, diet and supplements before you reach menopause. Don't let your dr. pressure you into something that you feel is wrong. ... (9 replies)
... Hi, my name is Sheri. I found out at 33 that I have severe osteopenia and have been working with numerous doctors to try to find the cause. ... (1 replies)
... HI bfdh, i am sorry to hear that you are having to deal with so much at such a young age. I wish i had the words to make you feel better, but i don't, but what i can tell you that with time you'll be able to get things back in order. ... (5 replies)
... or lower. Since you are young you have the opportunity to reverse this earlier than most, so you are very lucky they found this out, even though your score isn't too bad. ... (1 replies)
... I wouldn't worry too much about this since there is a lot you can do to reverse and improve your score. Anyone at any age can get osteopenia or osteoporosis, so don't think that it's an older persons disease because it isn't. ... (2 replies)
... no dxa's then. There are a lot of young people who post here from time to time, but they are mostly women, you certainly aren't alone with your age. ... (10 replies)
... in my left leg behind the thigh, that I believe is sciatica. It is starting to extend to my lower calf. During the day, the pain is becoming more noticeable. At night, it is just down right intolerable. ... (0 replies)
... in my left leg behind the thigh, that I believe is sciatica. It is starting to extend to my lower calf. During the day, the pain is becoming more noticeable. At night, it is just down right intolerable. ... (2 replies)
... Family History and Personal History of Fractures as an Adult. Susceptibility to fracture may be, in part, hereditary. Young women whose mothers have a history of vertebral fractures also seem to have reduced bone mass. ... (3 replies)
... I'm so glad to find other realtively young people who have been diagnosed. ... (19 replies)

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