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Doctor insights on: How Does Stopping Taking Estrogen Supplements Affect Bone Density

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How does stopping taking estrogen supplements affect bone density?

How does stopping taking estrogen supplements affect bone density?

Can cause decrease: Stopping estrogen will make bone loss occur at a faster rate. It will be important to take in adequate amounts of calcium and vitamin d. Exercise is also important for bone health. Avoid smoking which can increase bone loss, too. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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How does smoking affect the taking of evista (raloxifene)?

How does smoking affect the taking of evista (raloxifene)?

Usually not.: However Evista (raloxifene) is associated with phlebitis because it, like oral estrogen, elevates serum fibrinogen. As they say, smoking potentiates the thrombotic complications of estrogen, and i suspect Evista (raloxifene) too. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could taking testosterone supplements increase bone density?

Please tell me, could taking testosterone supplements increase bone density?

Yes: Yes but it also can be dangerous if not being using for the correct medical condition, testosterone deficiency. ...Read more

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Does taking Garlic Vitamins, or supplements, adversely affect the effectiveness of Birth Control. Specifically, some that have 10 micro of estrogen?

Does taking Garlic Vitamins, or supplements, adversely affect the effectiveness of Birth Control. Specifically, some that have 10 micro of estrogen?

Birth control: Vitamins and particularly garlic should have no real adverse effects with birth control pills. Antibiotics are the biggest cause for interference. ...Read more

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If am taking corticosteroids. Will it increase growth hormone?

If am taking corticosteroids. Will it increase growth hormone?

No: Just the opposite, it can cause growth suppression by antagonistic effect to hgh http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc297190/. ...Read more

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Will taking vitamin d and calcium help my bmd while i'm taking the Depo-Provera shot?

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Will taking vitamin d and calcium help my bmd while i'm taking the Depo-Provera shot?

Yes.: Yes. Though also weight bearing exercise jumping up and down, running, not swimming. Though i would suggest considering Nexplanon or the iud with Levonorgestrel instead. http://maybetheiud.org/ http://bedsider.Org/methods. ...Read more

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Does flax seed inhibit aromatase (estrogen) or does it increase testosterone?

Does flax seed inhibit aromatase (estrogen) or does it increase testosterone?

No.: Flaxseed is sometimes tried for cancer because it is broken down by the body into chemicals called “lignans.” lignans are similar to the female hormone estrogen - so similar, in fact, that they compete with estrogen for a part in certain chemical reactions. As a result, natural Estrogens seem to become less powerful in the body. Aromatase is not estrogen. ...Read more

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How does exercise affect bone density?

How does exercise affect bone density?

Incr bone formation: Evidence shows that exercise help build and maintain bone density at any age. Studies have seen bone density increase by doing regular resistance exercises such as lifting weights for 20mi, 2-3 times a week. This type of weight-\bearing exercise appears to stimulate bone formation via bone stimulation through muscle contraction.Space zero gravity is an example of how bone density can be diminished. ...Read more

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Does prolia mitigate bone loss and increase bone growth? When used with calcium and strontium?

Does prolia mitigate bone loss and increase bone growth?  When used with calcium and strontium?

Yes: It has benefit even if the calcium or strontium is not used. Studies have shown that calcium has little or no benefit as regards bone growth or preventing bone loss. ...Read more

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How does taking Fosamax (alendronate) affect the jaw bone?

How does taking Fosamax (alendronate) affect the jaw bone?

Rarely does.: If Fosamax (alendronate) is taken for more than 5 years a very small percentage of patients may develop necrosis of a portion of the jaw. Good dental hygiene may reduce the chance of developing this problem. ...Read more

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How does evista (raloxifene) increase bone density?

How does evista (raloxifene) increase bone density?

Lowering bone loss: Bone is constantly being broken down for repair and being rebuilt. Evista, (raloxifene) which in bone is similar to estrogen, slows down the cells that breakdown bone, the formation or rebuilding continues so that the density increases. ...Read more

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Does HRT decrease bone loss?

Does HRT decrease bone loss?

Absolutely!: Provided you get adequate calcium and vitamin d, hrt with estrogen alone, or estrogen with progesterone, will minimize bone mineral loss. Exercise is a very important part of the picture.But Estrogens do help prevent bole loss. ...Read more

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Does Decapeptyl drug shrink cancer cells in endometrium lining, or does the Decapetyl just stop estrogen thus stopping growth of endometrosis. ??

Does Decapeptyl drug shrink cancer cells in endometrium lining,   or does the Decapetyl just stop estrogen thus stopping growth of endometrosis. ??

Decapeptyl: Decapeptyl is available in certain countries for a variety of uses. It's important to discuss with your doctor why it was prescribed and for what treatment. If you have endometrial cancer then surgical and chemotherapeutic treatments need to be discussed ...Read more

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Does fat disturbution affect estrogen level i mean if exercise change my fat disturbtion will that affect estrogen level ?

Does fat disturbution affect estrogen level i mean if exercise change my fat disturbtion will that affect estrogen level
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To some degree: Obese women will produce extra Estrogen. This is true. If they lose a lotto weight this improves their Estrogen balance. For normal weight women who are just trying to perfect their body weight the estrogen changes will be minimal. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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Bone Density (Definition)

Bone density (or bone mineral density) is a medical term normally referring to the amount of mineral matter per square centimeter of bones. Bone density (or bmd) is used in clinical medicine as an indirect indicator of ...Read more