Have you used Evista (raloxifene)?
Yvette100a month ago
I recently started Evista (raloxifene) and wondered how risky it was for me since my'mother died from a stroke. My blood pressure isn't too...
New to osteoporosis after broken ankle
dianamaea month ago
I am 67 and just found out yesterday i have osteoporosis. I fell and broke my ankle on March 27,2018 get in to a big van. Now I have a leg...
i'm new here...
Frieda9992 months ago
…….. and would like to connect with others with similar concerns, be of help if and when I can and also get to know how they are coping.
Males with osteoporosis?
IFeelWelcome2 months ago
Diagnosed with idiopathic osteoporosis - and osteopenia in some extremities - in my mid 40's. Condition recognized (by physicians) after dec...
Prolia in geriatr women
IChoose2 months ago
My mother is 86 and has fairly severe osteoporosis with fractures in the spine. She has lost 4 inches in height. Her doctors want her to sta...
4 rules for exercising with osteoporosis
EmelyWendell6 months ago
We recently shared the following article by Silver Sneakers: silversneakers.com/blog/ost...
1. Strengthen Your Muscles
Strengthening your mus...
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Do you think osteoporosis can be avoided?
We recently shared an article on our Facebook page from a doctor who said:
"Like many people—and sadly, that includes many doctors—I had some...
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there,s more to bone health than calcium
applehead76 months ago
bones are not just a pile of calcium there are minerals collagen etc
so taking a calcium pill in hopes it will solve bone loss problems is a ...
Different kinds of Vitamin D
theosteonlady7 months ago
I recently heard that there are different Vitamin D's necessary for the body, most especially for bone growth. What are the differences, if ...
Too much Calcium?
It recently came to my attention that I really need to increase my Calcium intake, but like any other supplement out there, I'd want to be a...
Burcu17 months ago
Hello everyone. Greetings from Florida. I am new to this forum. I am one of the newest peer educators and look forward to the opportunities ...
Benefits of tai chi
Silverrabbit7 months ago
I highly encourage anyone concerned about their balance and the risk of falling, to learn tai chi. I have been practicing tai chi for a year...
Natural ways to build strong bone (drug free)
applehead77 months ago
after hearing I had osteoporosis I read on the drugs available on the market and they all ALL sounded quite dangerous .
I decided to attempt ...
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Medications that are BAD for your bones?
EmelyWendell7 months ago
Have you ever taken a moment to read the package insert that comes with your prescription drugs? There are many that can harm your bones. Yo...
Are you on treatment?
We're curious to know what kind of treatment you are taking for osteoporosis? Also, please let us know if you are experiencing any side effe...
7 Balance Exercises for Seniors-Fall Prevention by Physical Therapists
We love sharing videos from "famous" Physical Therapists Bob Schrupp and Brad Heineck.
In this video, they demonstrate 7 exercises to help s...
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MClem7 months ago
My name is Martha. I am ABH's new Program Coordinator. I am also a new trained Peer Educator and a member of both the Education Adviso...
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What has been the most frustrating about being diagnosed with osteoporosis?
EmelyWendell8 months ago
A common frustration we've heard is not being able to do the same workouts as before or having to modify yoga poses.
What have you found mos...
When were you diagnosed with osteoporosis?
How long have you been diagnosed with low bone density or osteoporosis? What was the trigger for diagnosis? What made you seek an initial op...
Understanding Bone Density Results
EmelyWendell9 months ago
The T-score on your bone density report shows how much your bone mass differs from the bone mass of an average healthy 30 year old adult. A ...
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
My doctor suggested a bone density test but since there is x-ray involved, I am concerned.
There is a tiny amount of X-ray involved in a bon...
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Fracture Risk Calculator
The FORE Fracture Risk CalculatorTM estimates fracture risk for postmenopausal women and men over age 45. Take the t...
The aim of this community is to provide a supportive, informative and friendly community for people affected by osteoporos...
My food , my medicine !
EMMA19929 months ago
I have learnt to make the food I eat as medicine. Thus every food you take in must have medicinal value which builds on your health.
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