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What Is The Difference Between Type 1 Osteoporosis And Type 2 ? My Doctor Didn't Tell Me About Different Typs

What Is The Difference Between Type 1 Osteoporosis And Type 2 ? My Doctor Didn't Tell Me About Different Typs

I was diagnosed and sent on my way with painkillers which don't help much at all and no further information.

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Same here Lynette with painkillers I only take paracetamol 🌈

posted 5 months ago

Spinal Surgery When On Alendronic Acid And Adcal D3

Spinal Surgery When On Alendronic Acid And Adcal D3

I wonder if anyone has had spinal surgery when suffering osteoporosis.
I possibly need (or will need sometime in the future) a spinal fushion.
Is the fact I've had a wedge fracture to T!1 and am on medication for this make a difference
have spinal stenosis and will need to
have a spinal fusion to my lumber spine.

Spinal Surgery

Spinal Surgery

Had my first compression fracture and Kyphoplasty 6 months ago. Feel great now and back to doing all activities I love. Has anyone had complications from this surgery years down the road?

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

1 1/2 yrs down. No issues, every now and some pain...usually from weather

posted 9 months ago

Has Any One Took Bonivia?

Has Any One Took Bonivia?

I had a t-score of -6.4 in lower back. I been battling 3-5 broken ribs for 3 years, and only one has healed a long with
a lung hernia that keep getting larger. I took Forteo for 2 yrs and now my Doctor wants me to take Bonivia
I already have jaw bone loss, gum problems, acid re flux, have had bleeding ulcers in the past, and was told
I had the makings of barrettes esophagus all of which Bonivia can cause. I am going to have to discuss this with
my Doctor. I had a spine Dr. tell me he only… read more

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

In 2017 I ended up having 5 ribs to break all at different times, after the first 3 breaks is when the did the test and told me I had osteoporosis.The pain was bad. A lot worse at 60 than in my teens… read more

posted over 2 years ago

Has Anyone Had Success With Prolia? Has Anyone Had Side Affects?

Has Anyone Had Success With Prolia? Has Anyone Had Side Affects?

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I have just had a bone density test after 2 years on Prolia. I have had no side affects and now my bone density in my spine has increased 14.5 percent. Seems good to me. I understand bone quality may… read more

posted over 1 year ago

Forteo

Forteo

Has anyone been able to get forteo approved by insurance when not having taken prior osteoporosis medications?

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Hi Linda do you get pain constantly after your spinal fractures healed. As I get pain daily after my 3 compressed vertebrae 🌈

posted about 1 month ago

Fosamax: What Have Your Experiences With This Drug Been? Positive Or Negative?

Fosamax: What Have Your Experiences With This Drug Been? Positive Or Negative?

My mother took Fosamax for over 8 years and still broke her hip. I have friends who have tried the shots and still broken bones. What have you found the most effective treatment for osteoporosis? I am also trying the exercise program by Margaret Martin. I already exercise daily and this helps me focus on a program particular to osteoporosis; including tips on what not to do. I have also heard that your diet is also a factor? Has anyone found this to be true? Thanks so much.

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I took Fosamax for 5 years and stopped because I got acid reflux and still suffer 15 years after I stopped it.So I don’t recommend it.I am trying to eat healthy as far as I can and taking… read more

posted 7 months ago

Whoosh Of Pain In Lower Back And Legs. Legs Are Weak And Heavy.

Whoosh Of Pain In Lower Back And Legs. Legs Are Weak And Heavy.

Over the last month I have had an odd occurrence of pain and weakness in my legs. It has happened three times. Suddenly I feel a whoosh of pain in my back that shoots down my legs. Pain subsides relatively quickly however my legs feel very heavy and weak. Makes it difficult to walk and stand. Am wondering if it is all related to my osteoporosis in my spine and hip. Scary when this happens.

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

So MRI and EMG done. MRI showed bulging disc. Loss of space and degeneration at c 5and 6 EMG showe probably carpal tunal. Saw a neurosurgeon about the neck . Going to start with pt mabe cortisone to… read more

posted 9 months ago

Re Success Of Forteo

Re Success Of Forteo

I have received been prescribed Forteo injections because of a significant drop in my recent DEXA Scan and would like to get feedback/experience from others about the efficacy of this drug versus Aclasta?

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Carol, I wish you all the best with your treatment! It’s wonderful that your health care provides some free meds for you. How long did you take the Forteo injections without seeing improvement?

posted about 1 year ago