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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Metabolic disease : Osteoporosis is a metabolic disease caused by lack of sunshine, poor quality diets (filled with junk food), lack of exercise, hormonal imbalances, imm ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ew Christensen
28 years experience Family Medicine
Osteoporosis: You are very young for osteoporosis. Vitamin D is part of what you need. the bones also benefit from Vitamin K, magnesium and many other minerals. It ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Watson
30 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many things: Osteoporosis can be the result of low calcium, low Vitamin D, decreased bone production, increased bone turnover, disuse of a limb due to injury or pa ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Osteoporosis: is osteoporosis, no matter where the bone loss is. Alendronate works better on the spine than the hips, but does generally help in both areas. Discuss ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
58 years experience Endocrinology
Genetic factors: At age 31 genetic factors and estrogen deficiency would be the most likely causes. Less commonly cortisone or other steroids, anorexia, immobilizatio ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
If your osteoporosis: Is severe, and you note you have a prior compression fracture, i would avoid it for safety. Ask your doctor to discuss your risks.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
33 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes drugs that block the effects of estrogen can lead to bone loss and anastrosole is one of those medications.
A female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Osteoprosis: If I want to put it in a simple way, it affects the bone remodeling with increasing bone absorption and decrease bone production.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Cabry
30 years experience Sports Medicine
Fracture: Compression fractures of the spine lead to height loss. The bone collapses and you shrink.. These can be painfree, so if you lose more than an inch i ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Rudolph
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not usually: Osteoporosis causes loss of calcification of the bones, making them weaker. Unless you are having neck pain that is radiating to your head, headaches ... Read More
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