My belly is sticking out and I feel shorter than I used to be. Have been diagnosed with osteoporotic vertebral fracture and
multilevel acute osteoporotic compression fractures in the lower and lumbar spine, I really know very little about osteoporosis, take calcium tablet Adcal and vitamin D3 now and once a week Alendronic Acid. I don't know whether this is all I can do or whether I should push my GP to see another specialist. I have asked for the Alendronic Acid to be changed to an infusion and… read more
I am 57,have NEVER had toothache up to now. Cant help wonderin if alandronic acid anythin to do with this? Been takin about 2months.
I have osteopenia of more than 10 years duration. My MD would like me to take Fosamax. I have bad teeth--I receive regular dental care and floss and brush with prescription strength fluoride toothpaste like I'm supposed to, but I have numerous crowns/fillings, 4 implants, I've had several root canals and broken teeth. I'm wondering what besides Prolia or biphosphanates I could take. I am afraid of osteonecrosis of the jaw--I'm also afraid of breaking a hip. I take calcium and Vit D supplements… read more
I also take medicine for acid reflux which counteracts bone density medicine.
I started this med on 10/11/2020and have had headaches since almost every day!
Having been recently diagnosed with osteoporosis i have been perscribed alendronic acid but to be honest im too scared to try after reading side effects espicially the effects of painful jpints already in a,world of pain now how comman are the side effects
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
It’s improved my bone density somewhat and the Endocrinologist at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital was pleased that my Lumbar spine is now Osteopinea, wrists and hips are not so good.
I am concerned about the stomach bloating and constipation of my bowel.
My question is does Aledronic Acid +Caliciferol with Vitamin D (Fonat Plus) cause gum ulceration and pain as this is an ongoing problem. Could it be the Acid component?