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... GYN called me sounding shocked. Which was amusing, because I was informed because of my sister. She referred me to someone though. And he's having me do the weight bearing exercises and increased my Vit D and calcium. ... (19 replies)
... and a good quality mutlivitamin. A womens formula will have what women need more of. You can also start doing weight bearing exercises, like jogging, walking, hiking, stair climbing and also start weight training. A good diet with calcium rich foods...dairy, dark green veggies, beans. ... (2 replies)
Sep 15, 2008
... The decision is up to you but since you don't have osteo, why take drugs for it? ... (2 replies)

2013 DEXA results
Aug 29, 2013
... is something to keep track of. I took the drugs for a couple of months while researching other options, but stopped after learning about strontium. You're right about being small and the DEXA. ... (15 replies)
... In addition, weight bearing exercise stimulates bone growth or retards bone loss. ... (5 replies)
... I'm considering purchasing an elliptical machine (doing my part for the economy and all ;) ) ... is it considered weight-bearing exercise? (I'm in the osteopenia range) (20 replies)
... My husband is on fosomax and mialcalcin, along with 1500 mgs. daily of calcium. He is paralyzed and has no osteopenia in his upper body, but his legs are like sticks and his bone loss is extreme. Since he cannot walk, he cannot do "weight bearing" exercises. ... (6 replies)
... and less is called osteopenia which is the precursor to osteoperosis...if you dont do weight bearing exercises you should... ... (13 replies)
Apr 21, 2001
... bearing exercises along with walking as much as I can. Any other ideas? ... (4 replies)
... Hi Judy, sorry to hear that SC didn't work for you. You're still in the osteopenia range, which is still good, and have a ways to go before crossing into osteo. ... (1 replies)
... I'd start with taking Calcium supplements, eating foods with calcium, and doing weight bearing exercises while you consider on treatment options. Also, some medications and foods can make it worse. I'm also careful not to fall or do impact sports. ... (1 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)
... I started out with full Osteoporosis and after taking Fosamax for several years it has steadily improved and is now Osteopenia. I also take 2000 mg. of calcium and 800 mg of Vitamin D. ... (14 replies)
... I am also taking Vitamin D3 1,000 IU per day, which I researched and decided for now that is the right dose. ... (79 replies)
Aug 5, 2004
... If one of them is hyper or overactive, they cause the bones to release calcium... this would explain why someone without risk factors would have osteopenia or osteoporosis. Another thing she's looking for is a malabsorption problem I may have with vitamin D. ... (9 replies)

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