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... score is not too bad and that your hip score is worse, but since you are young there is plenty of time to reverse this. ... (11 replies)
... Shot in the dark, but osteoporosis isn't common at your age, and can be caused by hyperparathyroidism. ... (11 replies)
... your kids jump on your back or tackle you playing football but otherwise just be careful not to fall. It's possible to have a normal T score with treatment. Your young so you found out early and have lots of time for treatment if you want it. What has your doctor suggested so far? ... (11 replies)

... I reccommend reading the book The Myth of Osteoporosis by Gillian Sanson. It has lots of good info that will both educate and help aleviate some of the fear. take care... ... (11 replies)
... he said "I have never seen this before in a young man". He didnt know what tests to do, and it looks like it will be several weeks until I can see a specialist. ... (11 replies)
... I was tested for osteoporosis because I have been on rabeprazole for several years, in very high doses. this drug has been found to impair absorbtion of calcium. ... (11 replies)
... Hi I could use some support- I feel like my whole life is coming to a standstill I am 26 and have just been diagnosed with osteoporosis. I have mild vitamin d deficiency, but doctors are still otherwise looking for a secondary cause (initial tests due next week) I am very afraid. Lumbar spine T score -1.9, hip t-score -2.6. never had a fracture, I go for brisk walk... (11 replies)
... Hi Tim, and welcome to these boards. I'm curious: you're male, 26, overweight, and no history of fractures. What promped your doctor to do the bone density scan that led to this diagnosis? I'm 51 and have a much worse spinal score than you, and I don't restrict my activities in any way. I just spent the weekend moving (translate: lugging furniture up & down stairs), plus I... (11 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)
Feb 19, 2009
... but i cant find any articals for how it works in male osteoporosis all i can find is that helps in postmenstrual osteoporosis i wae wondering if it will work in my case. ... (1 replies)
... Also, 7 pounds sounds an awful little to me. I know I'm a young male, but stressing your muscles is perhaps the key ingredient in getting more muscle mass. ... (6 replies)
... Hi mrupert, I was diagnosed with osteopenia about 6 years ago and my mother has severe osteoporosis. We were very frightened at first, but have researched a lot of information. I don't even know now that I have osteopenia... I wonder...they changed dexa machine brands and software ... these changes caused more people to be diagnosed with osteoporosis. It is very confusing... (10 replies)
... Which medical is suggest for young male? ... (6 replies)
... Hello, I'm new to this forum. I am a 24 yrs old man recently diagnosed with osteoporosis. I was rather shocked by the results of the exams because I have been always very active and otherwise healthy normal individual. I wanted to know if you have some advice or if you know any other case like mine. Tomorrow I'll be tested for testosterone deficiency, and some other blood... (4 replies)
... Hi THanks for your reply PTH and calcium are both normal. calcium has been repeated several times over the past 3 years. PTH was 2.7 pmol/L with the REF range (1.5-7.1) so definately low-normal range- makes hyperpara look unlikely. Low androgens however (11 replies)
... Ok Got my tests back yet still dont understand what they mean: PTH is Normal Testosterone normal SHBG low DHEA low Prolactin normal Vitamin D slightly low (11 replies)
... Hi- I had my levels for androgens, PTH taken earlier this week and I will get my results tomorrow. I will let you know what happens. Still no luck getting an appointment with endocrinologist! (11 replies)
... Make sure that you have your parathyroid (PTH) and calcium levels checked. Sometimes a benign tumor developes on one or more of the parathryroid glands (Located within the thyroid gland), Overproduction of PTH leaches calcium from the bones causing your blood calcium level to be abnormally high. If the tumor is located it can be removed with a simple outpatient surgery. Good... (11 replies)
... Hi mrupert: Below is a link that explains T scores... Just take the T score # like you mentioned (-1.1, -1.2 and .6) and compare to the WHO definitions on T scores. All of those numbers are good. You do have osteopenia, but your scores aren't that far away from normal. You still need to prevent those numbers from getting worse, so that is why they let you know how much... (10 replies)
... I know osteoporosis can be seen on xray as mine was and my doctor said that when it's pretty severe it shows up. ... (10 replies)

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