Connect with others who understand.

sign up log in
About MyOsteoTeam

Osteoporosis

Questions + Answers

Don't see your question? ask question
Real members of MyOsteoTeam have posted questions and answers that support our community guidelines, and should not be taken as medical advice. Looking for the latest medically reviewed content by doctors and experts? Visit our resource section.
View:

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 second opinion) suggests that with my younger age (and I am active) and the severity… read more

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

You definitely need weight bearing exercises, walking or exercise bike.

posted 3 months ago

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.

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Am so glad that theCBD works for all of you. It didn’t even touch my pain. I got the strongest you could. Don’t remember what it was. My pain management doc gave me the info and where to order it. I… read more

posted over 1 year ago

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!!

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

You poor lady a skin condition on top of everything else. He in UK
I have not had any help with my conditions. As of yet not been checked out for the arthritis I definitely suffer from.

posted about 1 month ago

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.

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Are you on Thyroid medicine ? I am told by my doctor 12 years ago, She said don't supplement with Calcium unless it is in the food you eat or Bone broth etc. She put me on Magnesium and Vitamin D-3… read more

posted about 2 months ago

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.

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I have heard as well.

posted over 1 year ago

Has Anyone Taken Prolia? If So Did You Experience Any Side Affects?

Has Anyone Taken Prolia? If So Did You Experience Any Side Affects?

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Prolia only adds density to yr bones does not repair it. You need quality not quantity. Google doctor Ken Berry see what he has to say about meds

posted 7 days ago

How Can I Get Off Prolia SAFELY?

How Can I Get Off Prolia SAFELY?

I had been on Prolia about 6 years. It wasn't helping much but at least I wasn't getting worse
Then because of a change in medical personnel at the center where I got it, there was a brief delay about 4 weeks or so) in getting my shot. There were no warnings about the danger of delay; I was just told my appointment would be later when the new doctor was available, and there were no warnings in Amgen's info to alert me. As a result I suffered three vertebral fractures and have been disabled… read more

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Here is what I posted there
I am dealing with macular degeneration of the retina in both eyes. The retinal specialist says this is because I am on Prolia. This leaves me with a terrible dilemma: if… read more

posted 10 months ago

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 situation. I am tempted to do this because I would like an expert's viewpoint on whether… read more

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Hi, did you ever have your consultations with Susan Brown? if you did, would you please share any information? thank you from all of us!!!

posted 7 months ago

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.

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 women after menopause when the amount of estrogen… read more

posted over 3 years ago
Already a Member? Log in