Osteoporosis Questions & Answers

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2 1 Wed, 8 Aug 2018
I am trying to get some idea of what might be going on with me so that I can bring it up to my physician to have him check. I don t feel like I am getting enough information to him and he just patting my on the head and rushing me out the door. Something is very wrong and I need help finding out...
2 1 Wed, 25 Jul 2018
I just found out that I have severe osteoporosis. I am 61, and have been taking 1200 MG of calcium plus vitamin D for about 15 years faithfully. I exercise, and also teach fitness classes. (eight lifting, kick boxing, cardio, step aerobics etc. I do have very small bones, am 5 1 1/2 inches and...
2 1 Sat, 21 Jul 2018
I have a -2.8 bone density count and my GP is recommending Fosamax. I am concerned about the side effects. Is this something I should consider taking, notwithstanding the scary side effects, or is there a more natural way to treat osteoporosis, that works?Thanks.
2 1 Mon, 31 Jul 2017
I have heard that there is an injection for osteoporosis that lasts 6 months. Is that true? If so, is it safe? Are there any side affects? What about long-lasting side affects? Also, is the injection a one-time thing, or does it have to be given several times? Thank you.
2 1 Fri, 28 Apr 2017
I have osteoporosis, took rosa max, 5/6 years , Boniva 4/5 years, then stopped 5/6 years by Endocranologist advice, now want me to start Fosamax again,but because of osteonewcrosis ( severe jaw problem) I don t want to take any those medicine. I am interested in strontium n Boron ,so please tell...
769 2 Mon, 6 Apr 2015
I have osteoporosis and am having severe pain in my lower back running down both legs. I am feeling numbness in my toes on right foot. I have gone to my cardiologist who assures me my circulation is good. my blood pressure tends to run high even though I am on Lisinopril 20 mg,twice a day. Lately...
294 2 Wed, 1 Apr 2015
I am beyond frustrated. I am 30 years only and a white female. 4 11 and 75lbs. Everything that is going wrong I keep getting told is due to my size, gender, and race. Issues: fibromyalgia, severe osteoporosis (-3.4 in my spine), my left lung has collapsed twice, patella tendinitis, I had cervical...
89 2 Mon, 23 Mar 2015
I have a knee problem. Because of Osteoarthritis, my knees are bone on bone , hardly any space left. However, I can still walk. MD prescribed Mobic 15 mg daily x 2 mos. I have a pacemaker because of Atrial Fibrillation and Atrial Tachycardia that causes lightheadness. My question is: What effect...
248 1 Wed, 25 Feb 2015
Can osteoporosis cause teeth to move? Any problems with dentistry work? I am 63 years old, 5 71/2 female. I have severe osteoporosis and have taken Reclast and take calcium and vitamen D3 supplements every day. I am also out 13 years out from stage 4 melanoma. I am an equestrian and wear...
233 4 Tue, 24 Feb 2015
I have osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, degenerative disk disease, sciatica nerve damage. I have terrible pain in my neck, lower back and knees. I have had four surgeries on both knees which included knee replacements in both knees as well as knee revisions in both. I have also recently had a radio...
1112 3 Thu, 19 Feb 2015
oh thats great I am in red with osteoporosis,bad condition cannot work or walk properly.spine too compresses. I am a lady of 56 and I come across trueosteo and I am looking for a ood combination of supplement to get my spine ok. I usued to do ballroom dancing which I dream to start again. Can you...
125 2 Tue, 27 Jan 2015
I have just been prescribed by my doctor Actonel EC Bombi Ec tab+35mg 1.25g(equivalent to 500mg Ca one weekly. I have just read the reviews and I am now very averse to taking this medication, I have just been diagnosed with Osteoporosis, I am 70, a diabetic and take tablets, plus Karvea, and...
178 1 Tue, 27 Jan 2015
I am 56yrs female about 150 ht 5 7-5 8 have ra & osteoporosis. Am anemic, told low iron, But believe many things going on, as thyroid score 4 something dont have test w/me, b12 last was 460 I believe ,looking at one of past test which was 411, (low to me) Aso believe alzheimer symptoms from this...
79 1 Mon, 10 Nov 2014
my mum is 77 years old and has suffered from osteo arthritis since she was 60, her condition has worsened so much so that she now has to wak with the aid of a walking frame and can no longer manage to do the housework herself, I myself am confined to a wheelchair with cerebral palsy and have to...
176 1 Tue, 28 Oct 2014
Hi, I am a nutritional consultant and I have a client with a degenerative knew with inflammation. He is currently taking amlodipine and losartan. Would there be a contraindication to take Beneflex (Apresflex /a form of Boswellia, UC-II collagen, turmeric and hyaluronic acid) for the knee, and...
740 1 Tue, 21 Oct 2014
I am a 50 yo female diagnosed with ideopathic osteoporosis at age 34 ( no history of eating disorder ). I have been on fosamax since that time except for a couple of years of holidays. In May, my t-score went down to -2.9 after having switched from prescription to generic fosamax during the prior...
855 2 Fri, 26 Sep 2014
My doc recommends I begin prolix injections but the possible side effects are worse than the osteoporosis diagnosis! I ve tried both actonel (5 years) and Fosomax, which gave me severe muscle pain, so I stopped it. Taking calcium, Vit D etc. any advice?
1292 2 Fri, 26 Sep 2014
I have bone spurs on my spine and in my feet. In addition I have ruptured a tendon in my hand. The x-ray of my feet also shows a broken ankle I didn t know I had and several broken toes at various stages of healing. My question is what are the odds of having Osteoporosis?
219 1 Thu, 4 Sep 2014
Hi I m a 44 year lady the past couple of years I ve been dealing with osteoporosis of both knees as time goes on its gotten worst very difficult to task everyday things what I m asking is do u know of anything that may help.right now from past docs I don t have many choices because I m already...
141 1 Tue, 2 Sep 2014
I have been having dull aching pain in my left middle and ring fingers for couple of weeks. Thought it might be arthritis/weather related but I also have intermittant pain on left side of neck, upper arm, shoulder and rib cage below the armpit. I have been diagnosed with osteoporosis and take...
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