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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
58 years experience Endocrinology
Low bone density: Osteopenia is term for low bone density. It is a precursor for developing osteoporosis if there is a continuing loss of bone such as occurs in untrea ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Osteopenia: Vitamin D by itself is not enough to resolve osteopenia. Please continue to see your doctor. Vitamin D helps minerals you ingest get to your bones ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
27 years experience Family Medicine
GET IN THE POOL!: Aqua-exercise is perfect for someone who has the above conditions. It will take the pressure off your back and joints because of the buoyancy of wate ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Here's a few: If u r free of symptoms now u need a good running shoe with a custom made insert, and start a slow walking program. Very short distance & wait a few d ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Agree re: no Biphos.: I agree re: avoiding biphos. But eating cheese will not do much to help osteoporosis! you need to have adequate vit. D (most adults need about 5000 iu ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
45 years experience Family Medicine
Osteoarthritis?: You are only 31. Please see your pcp and get an accurate diagnosis and do not just fly by the seat of your pants on this one. You need to know what y ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Medications: Are you on any medications? GGTP gets elevated at the slightest provocation. If this is the only abnormality and you do not have any symptoms, it is n ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ew Schnyder
Specializes in Family Medicine
Recommended amount: CarolynM208, For your age and gender, it is recommended to take about 1200-1500mg of calcium per day along with about 1000 IU / day of Vit D. In a ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erin Robertson
19 years experience General Practice
Total, or ionized? : If you are truly concerned, request an ionized (free) calcium. More meaningful assessment of your baseline circulating calcium that is bound to serum ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Tough to say,: But at least once a year, and even more if you have new symptoms. I hope you are being actively treated for all of these conditions.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Graber
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Ongoing pain?: If you have ongoing pain, you could have injured a bone or cartilage and may need help to control the pain while it heals. Osteoporosis does make bro ... Read More
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