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... The major biologic function of vitamin D is to maintain normal blood levels of calcium and phosphorous. ... (9 replies)
... I have been on 50000 units of D for over a year and the only side effect is that my nails are growing like crazy. Normaly, my nails break and split before they get very long. Unfortunately, it hasn't helped my bones. ... (4 replies)
Vitamin d
Apr 3, 2009
... I took 50000 IU's of vitamin D once a week for several weeks when a blood test revealed very low vitamin D levels. It was a clear green pill. I had no side effects or complications from the pills and it did correct my deficiency nicely. I am now taking 1000 IU's per day and that seems to be working for me. ... (3 replies)

... started when i stopped the fosamax. i don't know if its a coincidence or not. i was on fosamax for over 10 years. i called the company and they haven't heard of it. anyhow, i just can't drink enough to satisfy myself. sometimes its better than other times. but sometimes its so bad i literally cry. ... (9 replies)
... Exactly. Calcium build bone, and magnesium helps harden them. Although, each much be taken in the correct ratio for proper absorption. Vitamin D is also crucial for the proper absorption of calcium. ... (58 replies)
... has anyone had their vitamin D levels checked and they turned out to be low? ... (2 replies)
... this is kind of complicated, but i think i know what has been causing my troubles and i'd like your input. ... (9 replies)
... most "authorities" will tell you it takes that long to see any effect on a DEXA scan. And no, you won't experience any significant deterioration over that period of time. ... (21 replies)
Vitamin MK-7
Jan 7, 2009
... sure I can share that, although I warn you that once I start ranting I'll have to finish. I've had 5 of them, spanning from approx. ... (23 replies)
... I've been on Forteo for 19 mos, and I don't have any side effects, except a slightly elevated calcium reading and 1 low vitamin D reading since I started it. ... (5 replies)
... What you're going to find when you look is that in studies using unopposed estrogen, the risk of breast cancer was slightly lower. ... (22 replies)
... My name is Carol, I'm 49 yrs. old, and as I said, I had wt. loss surgery March 2000. Given the malabsorption component of the surgery, extensive annual labs are drawn to monitor for nutritional deficiencies. ... (3 replies)
... a good day was if I was able to even take a bath, and I wasn't having a lot of good days. ... (113 replies)
Jun 10, 2005
... From my personal experience with Actonel for Osteopenia and sitting at the doorway of osteoporosis, I would think long and hard before taking it. ... (37 replies)
... When I first got this "diagnosis", it kind of depressed me. ... (14 replies)
... 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. ... (12 replies)
... Thank you so much for your thoughtful and quick response. Sometimes it seems that we "laypeople" can often help each other more than some of those in the medical profession. ... (5 replies)
... A good number of the patients in the clinical studies had a history of GI probelms for both of the Fosamax and Actonel studies. The adverse events and discontinuations were the same as the placebo groups. HOWEVER, you should proceed with caution. ... (7 replies)
DEXA scan
Oct 11, 2007
... treatment, and risk factors for bone loss. All predictors have several variables, so look through the list of things that cause bone loss and see which apply to you. ... (3 replies)
... with apparently few side effects. ... (0 replies)

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