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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)
... Will having Osteopenia at a young age shorten my life span? ... (3 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)

... I do have a question for you, at such a young age why did your doctor order a DEXA? ... (3 replies)
... Hi cmorg: You're welcome:) If you were going to have your PTH, TSH, etc checked, they would have to be specifically ordered. I've had metabolic panels done, and I don't think any of those specific thyroid and parathyroid are included. A metabolic panel will give you a basic thyroid count, but not the rest. Chances are the amenorhea/eating probs are at the root of the... (30 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... You are lucky to find out about this at your age, which gives you plenty of time to reverse it. It's not unusual for someone your age to be dx'd. I found out from a biopsy in my early 30's, but I only continued with the vits and exercises, which in my case wasn't enough. ... (10 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)
... arrest the Osteoporosis and will likely only be able to do that with meds. However... I'm just wondering if anyone else out there has these break down issues at age 44 or less... And if so... What are you doing to remedy the situation? ... (0 replies)
... arrest the Osteoporosis and will likely only be able to do that with meds. However... I'm just wondering if anyone else out there has these break down issues at age 44 or less... And if so... What are you doing to remedy the situation? ... (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)
... More details: Left femoral neck: BMD: .77 grams/cm2 % young normals: 83% % age match: 86% T score: -1.2 Lumbar Spine: BMD: .94 grams/cm2 (10 replies)
... I'm so glad to find other realtively young people who have been diagnosed. ... (19 replies)
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Mar 27, 2003
... I am 28 years old and I have been diagnosed with osteopenia also. The reason I have osteopenia at such a young age is because I took accutane, which has the ingredient vitamin A, but it is alot of vitamin A. ... (19 replies)
... ended his sons get a bone density test for a baseline. I am a 39 year old male and just got my tests back. Osteopenia. Lower spine is quite low density for my age and my hip is below average. I am being sent to an Endocronologist. ... (1 replies)
... Yes I am!!!! I do feel a bit of a minority also. I have this in my family but because of my age, no one felt necessary to treat me. Even after breaking ribs doing nothing on two separate occasions. I got my first bone density at 36 and had osteopenia. They just treated me for vit. d deficiency and told me to take calcium. Which i was doing but the d was too low. Now... (8 replies)


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