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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Why do you feel: you need calcium? If you don't have lab tests to support this it's best not to take it. Just to answer your question, the US RDA for calcium is 1000 ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Keep it up : You should do as you have been, but if a repeat bone density test does not show improvement then have your doctor prescribe a bisphosphonate such as f ... Read More
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Dr. David Hicks
43 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Osteopenia may be reversed but just doing calcium and vitamin d may or may not be enough need to have bone density measurments to determine progressi ... Read More
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Dr. Nance Weddle
20 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, it is possible.: Osteopenia is decreased density of the bones, it is the precursor to osteoporosis. It is most commonly due to decreased estrogen present in women who ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Stop and see...: Of course, queasy and diarrhea aren't normal. But why are you taking all these supplements? For osteoporosis? If so, healthy lifestyle and exercise ar ... Read More
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Not common but...: Any pill, even an inactive placebo, can occ. Cause stomach upset, esp. On an empty stomach. I find capsules are better tolerated than pills. If magne ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Pectus excavatum???: You need special kind of dr for this. Begin by defining exactly what you have. No pills will change the shape of your ribs.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
27 years experience Pediatrics
Quantity: Milk is food. It naturally contains some calcium, and it is often supplemented with some vitamin d...Usually enough so that you can utilize the calci ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
52 years experience Endocrinology
Yes, for vitamin D: Milk has only 400 iu of vitamin d per quart and most people need 2000-5000 iu per day to get their blood level above 50 ng/ml. So you would have to dr ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Amount!: Vitamin d milk has 400iu per quart and 280mg of calcium per 8 oz serving! this is 1120 mg per quart! the usual ca-d pill has 600mg of calcium with 400 ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Weight bearing: Weight bearing exercises are essential in building up bones. You said you knew about avoiding gluten but are you avoiding it? If not, the battle is ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nolan Segal
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Not necessary.: A well balanced diet is adequate.. Too much calcium and or vitamin d could be hazardous. You should take just recommended daily doses.
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A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Discomfort vs awake?: It is not uncommon for 1 year old infants to wake at night, not always from discomfort but sometimes teething, sometimes looking for caregiver. If th ... Read More
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