Why is PD Chronic and Degenerative?
Ozie9 months agoPOPULAR
There is a lot mentioned in pd literature about slowing the progress of pd?...
Tapering after 5 weeks on 20mg
Slosh7 months agoPOPULAR
Hi - would love input. My Rheumatologist has decided that I should decrease my Pred by 2.5mg per week until I reach 10mg....
Calcitriol (Rocaltrol) + Vit. D3 = TOXICITY!
DisneyMuse10 months agoPOPULAR
When my thyroid was removed ( July 2015 ), my surgeon happily informed me he was able to save 3 of my 4 parathyroids. I immediately saw my ne...
Well worth a Dexa Scan to see if Bisphosphontes are essential!
SheffieldJane2 months agoPOPULAR
My GP has been pressurising me to take Alendronic Acid and I have been resisting. She sent me to Dr Peel at the Northern General Hospital wit...
Boron, not boring!
Charisma7aj8 days agoPOPULAR
Boron is a mineral that works at cell level, along with magnesium and calcium. But many Western ‘ civilised ’ societies lack it in their diet...
Does anyone have any experience of using a vibrating plate to help prevent osteoporosis?
katie-w536 months agoPOPULAR
Fairly recent to PMR - I posted a couple of weeks ago to say Rheumy was doubtful because I'm " atypical ", but tests seem to have ruled out v...
Query re Teriparatide (Forsteo)
ranne215 months agoPOPULAR
Hello all Had a difficult apptmt with consultant recently. One issue - he wants me to start on Alendronic Acid ( I have OP incl one spine fra...
Update AA and Dexa, and Dr Mackie
Marlenec7 months agoPOPULAR
Hi everyone " Man from Delmonte he say yesss! " Sorry about that - a very old tv ad....
Spacing the medication!!!
altywhite7 months agoPOPULAR
I've been reading about not taking Vit D3 and Calcium at the same time as pred, taking it with something fatty.. breaking the Adcal tablets i...
woodstock55 months agoPOPULAR
Hello Recently been diagnosed with osteoporosis after having dexa scan Have been put on risedronate calcium and vitamin d Today when at surge...
Alendronic Acid or not?
Chespoll8 months agoPOPULAR
I seem to have had most of the side effects associated with the pred....
jlyndauk20029 months agoPOPULAR
I mentioned about a bone scan but he said they didn't do one for PMR!! I started on 20mg of pred in March and have been reducing slowly with ...
New osteopenia diagnosis
VanK4 months agoPOPULAR
Hi, This is my first time posting on here. I have some autoimmune issues but have just found out via a DEXA pelvic scan that I have osteopeni...
Osteoporosis and Exercise
Christopher19623 months agoPOPULAR
Hi Everyone I'm new here, so in brief I am a 55 year old male diagnosed earlier this year with osteoporosis together with multiple vertebral ...
Dexa results..at last!!
altywhitea month agoPOPULAR
Well, more than 3 months after I had the scan I finally got my results today.... from my GP!!...
BonnyQuine3 months agoPOPULAR
I'm feeling v discouraged, last couple of days because, despite noticeably reducing Pred - now on 12mg ->> 11mg - my steroid-induced diabetes...
Study regarding milk Kefir and bone resorption/loss
CornishCliff2 months agoPOPULAR
Hi, I hope this is an appropriate and useful post. 11 months ago I had Bone density scans and was shown to be beginning Osteopenic ( sp?...
Would you look at my test results please?
Charski5 months agoPOPULAR
I've had hypothyroid symptoms for several years combined with early menopause at 39 ( I'm now on bioidentical HRT )....
Just a thought on B12 and Osteoporosis
beginner15 months agoPOPULAR
I have 2 fractures, T8 which, I’m almost sure, occurred about 2.5 years ago. My back was fine when I got on the train – a very painful back, ...
Lilact2 months agoPOPULAR
I am fit but have osteoporosis Not on alendronic acid yet Have it in my spine don't want to take tablets scared of side effects what should I...
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