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Have osteopinia. Taking fozamax, actonel. Both having side effects. Density not improving constantly. Other medication?

I have osteopinia. I have had it now for 4 years. I am 58 years old and I have been either on fozamax or actonel. Both with side effects after taking each for 4 months or longer. ( fatique ,aches and lethargic) Actonel has been more tolerable. Does it benefit me to take medication when it is not constantly improving density to do so? After the first two years my density improved somewhat, but now after my last test it seems to be about the same. I am very active. I run, do body fitness with weight bearing regularly and yoga . I watch my calcium intake and vitamin D which I have been tested for which showed I was not deficient.
Asked On : Fri, 8 Mar 2013
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Homeopath 's  Response

welcome to HCM

ostteopenia is the precursor of osteoporosis. There are 3 major cause of lowering bone mineral density- 1) deficiency of Vit D and calcium 2) inactive of vit D receptors by certain inflammatory cytokines result from the presence of few microbs 3) low level of estrogen in case of menopause.

As your vit D and calcium level is normal so you have the others causative factors like Vit D receptor inactivation and low estrogen level. if you will go for a proper homeopathic treatment that things can be solved. It is needed a some detail physical symptoms to suggest some homeopathy remedies like i) how is about your sweats? more sweats than other?, ii) do you have any burning sensation of hands or palms or legs. iii)are you susceptible for catching cold easily iii) do you have any hot flushing of face and any part of body. iv) do you prefer egg mostly in your diet.etc. So if you want to consult me can contact here.

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Answered: Sun, 10 Mar 2013
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Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Rajesh Lakhanpaul's  Response
In herbal medicines we use a very fine powder made from branches of coral. This is called as praval and the medicne is regarded as praval shakha pishti. Along with this there is another medicine prepared from gum like exudates of a tree and this medicine is available in the name of laksha guggul. Taken regularly it will cure your problem and there is no side effect.
Answered: Fri, 8 Mar 2013
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Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Munish Sood's  Response
1. you haven't mentioned about your BMD (Bone Mineral Density) report?
2. is CRP test been done?
3. plan for mridu virechan (mild purgation) and yapan basti (course of medicated enema) after consulting with an Ayurvedac Physician there.
Answered: Sat, 16 Mar 2013
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