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... My wife had severe muscle pain from Prolia, so bad she could not stand it and decided not to continue after the second injection. It made her life miserable. ... (2 replies)
... then how do you know if you are really severe or not, if the scan is slightly off. ... (18 replies)
... Hi everyone, I am about to start taking my forteo injections on July 12th, I have been told I have severe osteoporosis, what is the difference between having osteoporosis and having severe osteoporosis? ... (18 replies)

... Thank you osteoblast, I was also shaking in my boots when they told me it was severe, I will not refer to myself ever ever again that Betty Lou has severe osteoporosis. I think the way the media, drug companies etc. etc. ... (18 replies)
... Your question about severe osteoporosis is a good one, since I've heard differing opinions on this. ... (18 replies)
... What really got me personally thinking about the difference in osteo and severe osteo, many folks that I would talk with about osteo, friends, family, doctor office etc. when I mentioned I had severe osteo, they would all say Ahhhhhhh! ... (18 replies)
... Hi Wildflowers, I agree with you completely about the effect of the "severe" word used with osteoporosis. It has been used in my case by doctors and it's like a big negative weight descends on me- like I am a lost cause or something. It's also seemed like it made it inevitable that the worst was going to happen and soon at that. I have seen a few docs about this... (18 replies)
... Your question about severe osteoporosis is a good one, since I've heard differing opinions on this. ... (18 replies)
... Hi Wildflower and Desertbloom..i've wonder the same thing about the difference between osteo and severe osteo. Even with the improvements i saw in a year, the report still said severe osteo, high risk of fracture. ... (18 replies)
... Wildflowers, I've done a lot of research on osteo since being diagnosed 4 years ago. "Severe" osteo is classified as having a score of -2.5 PLUS a fragility fracture (not from falling). So far I've tried all the meds out there but can't tolerate side effects. I haven't had a scan in 2 years -- no fractures. Last score was -2.7 in both spine and hip. I read "The Myth Of... (18 replies)
... My osteoporosis concerns went right out the window as soon as you mentioned walking behind your home in the woods and picking blackberries, Oh! ... (18 replies)
... I also read the myth of osteoporosis and I was truly impressed, I do believe that is why I am having so much concern with starting the forteo injections. ... (18 replies)
... Hi Wildflowers: You're probably sick of hearing this but I do really think you'll do fine... I'm glad you didn't take offense with my statement on a positive attitude, because sometimes people don't like to hear that. I'm not sure why, unless they think that you're presuming that someone has a bad attitude which couldn't be further from the truth. You can stop Forteo at... (18 replies)
... Bone density does not necessarily equate with bone strength. I have been in the opposite position where my Dexas were not indicating osteoporosis (severe arthritis can mask the lack of density) and yet I had numerous spontaneous vertebral fractures. I no longer get scanned (I'm loaded with titanium) but I know my bones have gained in strength (thank you Forteo & Strontium)... (8 replies)
... My understanding was that osteoporosis was termed "severe" only if you had had a prior fracture. ... (2 replies)
... Have you and your doctor discussed what you will do for osteoporosis treatment when you've finished the two years of Forteo? ... (28 replies)
... Hi everyone. I am 49 years old and have severe osteoporosis. About 3 years ago I started breaking vertabrae in my back spontaneously. They called these breaks compression fractures. ... (28 replies)
... age of bone loss before Osteoporosis. If you have Osteopenia you should take precautions to prevent this loss from turning into Osteoporosis. The treatments for Osteoporosis are almost identical to Osteopenia treatment. ... (7 replies)
... I have more faith in the 2003 DEXA scores which weren't as severe as the 2005 DEXA scores because the 2003 and 2006 DEXA scores were done on digital DEXA scanners and the 2005 was done on a DEXA scanner in a doctor's office. ... (18 replies)
... I have read some posts that state that people have severe osteoporosis, what T score means it is severe? ... (18 replies)

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