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Treatment for Osteoporosis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Is there any remedy of osteoporosis
Doctor :   I think you know what happens to a patient in Osteoporosis
Doctor :   There are many strategies
Doctor :   to reduce the effects or incidence of osteoporosis
User :   Yes. The bone doen't absorb the calcium and becomes weak.
Doctor :   Yes the deposition is not proper
Doctor :   in the bone
Doctor :   It is usually seen in elderly population
Doctor :   though the disease is rater in yound
Doctor :   Exercise is the best treatment plan for reducing the effect of Osteoporosis
Doctor :   Calcium supplementation helps
Doctor :   THere are other drugs which are prescribed according to the BMD
Doctor :   Bone scan report
User :   I am a 52 year old lady.I go for a walk for about 30 minutes in the morning and take ayurvdic preparation containing calcium.Will this help in making my bones strong?
Doctor :   yes surely
Doctor :   Get a bonescan done once?
Doctor :   I am sorry only if you have some problem with your joints or painful limbs etc
Doctor :   Did you attain menopause?
User :   I have attained menopause two years ago. First I got little pain in left (one year back) knee. But now I am getting pain all over the body in the bones.
Doctor :   You can follow the exercise guidelines given in this link
Doctor :   I suggest you to go for Bonescan then
Doctor :   The bone densitometry will guide if any intervention is required
Doctor :   A timely scan can save lot of stress on your bones
Doctor :   Which city are you from?
User :   Is the bone densitometry and the scan are one and the same?
Doctor :   yes
User :   I am from Bangalore
Doctor :   Have you got it done anytime recently?
User :   No
Doctor :   If you would like we can help you in getting it done or recommending you
User :   I would. How much would it cost?
Doctor :   One of our doctors would call you and help you
Doctor :   please confirm your details
Doctor :   is it right?
Doctor :   ok we shall call you and help you on your land line
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   we shall see that you get a good discount
User :   Thanks. Right now I am at my office. I will be at residence after 7 PM
Doctor :   anything else you would like to know about your health
Doctor :   Please login back
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