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How Accurate Is A Bone Density Scan

How Accurate Is A Bone Density Scan

First diagnosed with Osteoporosis then after having a bone density scan was told that my bones were good & strong except for the L2 vertabrae, awaiting blood test results but the hospital registrar told me that bone density scans are not very accurate so feeling stressed and anxious

Just Diagnosed With Severe Osteoporosis And Doctor Wants Me To Take FORTEO…..REALLY AFRAID.

Just Diagnosed With Severe Osteoporosis And Doctor Wants Me To Take FORTEO…..REALLY AFRAID.

Can you tell me what your experience with Forteo has been?

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Taking my daily injection of Forsto for past 7 months now and can honestly say no side effects. Was nervous initially having read all the negative reports of the potential side effects but I’m very… read more

posted 3 days ago

Calcium Supplement

Calcium Supplement

I take a calcium supplement 3x/day. How many hours apart shoukd they be taken?

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Ok, thank you, @A MyOsteoTeam Member. I have been taking mine 6 hours apart as well. I think the impression I left is that I’m taking 1,000 mg 3x/day for a total of 3,000 mg./day! In fact, I take a… read more

edited, originally posted 4 days ago

Osteostrong And Supplement OsteoMd

Osteostrong And Supplement OsteoMd

Has anyone done Osteostrong (strengthening program with machines) ? Or taken the
Supplement OsteoMd???

I Have Just Been Diagnosed With. Osteoporosis. I Had. Osteopenia

I Have Just Been Diagnosed With. Osteoporosis. I Had. Osteopenia

Can I go. Bowling or any activities that I have been doing thus far. Thank you

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Hi how m from Dublin Ireland nice to hear from people near me and of course every one welcome

posted 8 days ago

I Am On Chemo Drugs Which Can Make The Bones More Brittle. Right Not Only Taking Fosomax. Anyone Else With Cancer?

I Am On Chemo Drugs Which Can Make The Bones More Brittle. Right Not Only Taking Fosomax. Anyone Else With Cancer?

I was diagnosed with osteoporosis in my lumbar region. I have also been fighting stage 4 cancer for 3 years. I was told to take Fosamax but am afraid of it and I forget to take it much of the time. As you have to take it a half hour before anything else like food or coffee and stay up and not laying down. Sometimes I make my coffee, drink it and then remember that I forgot to take it. So, does anyone know if the right excercise alone can help me build up bone density along with vitamins for… read more

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I had a once a year injection of Reclast and did not seem to have any problems with it. I am not sure how long it takes to show improvement on the BDS.

posted 1 day ago

Downhill Skiing?

Downhill Skiing?

Does anyone do downhill skiing? It seems risky but maybe just in days with good conditions?

Stopping Proleia- Issues Experienced

Stopping Proleia- Issues Experienced

I have heard som scary side effects of stopping the proleia injections. Has anyone had bad effects?

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I was not told this either and have also broken bones in my foot.

posted 6 days ago
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