Osteoporosis

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Forteo--Teriparatide - should I or should I not-questioning the drug? Wondering about the bone cancer.

Forteo--Teriparatide - should I or should I not-questioning the drug? Wondering about the bone cancer.

I am 56. Osteoporosis runs in the family. I was diagnosed two years ago at the age of 54 with a T-Scan of -3.3 in the lower spine. I tried Fosmax and everything hurt and jumped off after a few months. At that time I discovered a wonderful gym here in Florida that has a bone building program. My T-Scan has remained the same after two years of working out and a change of diet. However, my doctor (and this is the… read more

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A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I was on Prolia for 3.5 years and my insurance wouldn’t pay for it this year so i’m going to take alendronate for awhile to prevent fractures from going… read more

posted 23 days ago
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Has anyone tried CBD oil for osteoporosis?

Has anyone tried CBD oil for osteoporosis?

I have been prescribed by a medical doctor and find it helps with anxiety, pain and elevates my mood. It is also reportedly promotes bone growth. I am still taking my Actonel but have been on CBD since June, 2018.

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A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

The cream really helps the pain in my fingers

posted about 2 months ago
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Does anybody have pain and more tired after 4pm?

Does anybody have pain and more tired after 4pm?

I find after my day of housework I am exhausted by 4 pm and ready for bed by 7pm. Anyone experiencing this could u share. Feeling so alone. My spouse gets so tired of me being tired so early in the evening!!

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A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Hello everyone, I have my first appointment with the pain specialists next week, any advice would be appreciated

posted about 11 hours ago
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I have heard that having a Prolia injection every 6 months is not the most effective treatment for osteoporosis. Not sure what to take this.

I have heard that having a Prolia injection every 6 months is not the most effective treatment for osteoporosis. Not sure what to take this.

I watched a segment on Youtube by a Doctor who claims that Prolia prevents osteoclasts from clearing away the old bone and subsequently the osteoblasts form new bone on old bones which makes them more brittle. He claims that research indicates that if this medication is take for five or more years there will be a higher risk of bone fracture.

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A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Sorry Suzanne, just saw post. All vegetables and greens are alkalising foods and unfortunately, all meat, chicken, dairy and fish are acidic. However,… read more

posted 4 months ago
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if toes are getting becoming disfigured, should I get them straightened or just let them go?

if toes are getting becoming disfigured, should I get them straightened or just let them go?

I have numerous toes becoming hammer toes. I wonder if this condition adds to the pain in these feet?

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A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I have had hammertoes and bunions for many years. Never have associated it with Osteoporosis. I have been told it’s heredity and wearing tight pointy… read more

posted 13 days ago
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What is Osteoporosis 1 and Osteoporosis 2?

What is Osteoporosis 1 and Osteoporosis 2?

When I joined this site, the box asking for whether I had Osteoporosis I or Osteoporosis II did not show the end of the item. Can anyone explain to me what the difference is? My doctor has only ever identified it as Osteoporosis (in spine) and Osteopenia (in hips). Thanks.

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A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I Googled it and this is what I found: There are two types of osteoporosis: Type I osteoporosis (postmenopausal osteoporosis) generally develops in… read more

posted 12 months ago
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Has anyone taken prolia? If so did you experience any side affects?

Has anyone taken prolia? If so did you experience any side affects?

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A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Nellpd so sorry to hear about all you are dealing with. I understand how it feels like one health issues in piling up on top of another. I had breast… read more

posted 4 days ago
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Has anyone done a consultation with Susan Brown (Betterbones.com and Better Bones, Better Body author)?

Has anyone done a consultation with Susan Brown (Betterbones.com and Better Bones, Better Body author)?

After reading her book, I feel she has an incredible wealth of knowledge about how to help rebuild bone density with proper nutrition and exercise. On Betterbones.com, it shows you can consult with her ($325). It sounds like she will look at an individual's test results, review tests that have been done, discuss others that could be done, and provide insight and recommendations based on a person's unique… read more

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A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I would recommend you "Bone Health Guide" by Lani Simpson, DC, CCD. Really a good book, lots of information about all the osteoporosis's medicines,… read more

posted 8 months ago
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Calcium and vitamin D

Calcium and vitamin D

Calcium supplements cause constipation for me and since I have had issues with this due to a bowel obstruction surgery, as well as IBS with fibromyalgia, more of that issue I really don't need. Is there any calcium product that is less constipating? I do take 3000mg vit D and 200 mg Magnesium daily and eat a lot of calcium rich foods.

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A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Hi there Owen
Thank You for responding to my question regarding calcium and Vitamin D3.
I take 2,000 mgs of Vitamin D and 1,200 mgs of Calcium with… read more

posted about 2 months ago
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