A 60-year-old female asked:
i have osteoporosis in high risk category. any alternative to prolia injections or oral biphosphonates due to side effects. i don't like taking meds?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Joel Ross answered
39 years experience Geriatrics
Choices are many`: Osteoporosis simply reflects a thinning of the bones. There is little chance of a spontaneous fracture of your wrist, rib, spine or hip in the absence of a fall or trauma. Oral and injectable agents can improve your bone density and slightly reduce the risks of such fractures. Staying in shape is also a way to reduce falls/fractures. An exercise program is highly recommended.
Answered on Feb 21, 2015
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