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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help?
User :   hello doctor, i had emailed my reports on osteopenia yesterday. i have not received any mail till now
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   one of doctors s preparing the document and will be sent shortly
User :   can you tell me briefly about it. whether i can be cured
Doctor :   it is more of controlling and preventing the further progress
Doctor :   the mail will be sent to you shortly
Doctor :   I have gone through the details
Doctor :   and I found that you have a Low bone mass in the right femur commonly the right thigh part of it
Doctor :   It is called Osteopenia
User :   i am doing yoga for the past 15 years and pranayama for the last 3 years, can i continue yoga and pranayma after some time
Doctor :   Very much
Doctor :   I appreciate that you are carrying a good life style
Doctor :   You should not be worried about the present scan
Doctor :   Any person above the age of 60 will have some loss of bone mass
Doctor :   it is a natural and physiological process
Doctor :   One should only avoid the risk factors for the next stage of Osteopenia, ie is the Osteoporosis
Doctor :   where in the BMD T score would be
Doctor :   I hope you are following my words
User :   yes doctor
Doctor :   So right now
Doctor :   the next steps you have to follow are the right exercise and VIt D and calcium rich diet
Doctor :   along with the Calcium tablets your doc prescribed you
User :   thankyou very much . i shall wait for the reply
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