Natural remedies degenerative bone disease - Doctor answers

Share
1

1
Brittle bone disease. Advice any treatment?

Brittle bone disease. Advice any treatment?

Symptom relief: There is no cure since it is a genetic disease, but regular weight-bearing exercise to prevent bone loss, a diet rich in calcium and vitamin d, and sometimes even vitamin supplements will help. Bisphosphonates are a group of drungs that can increase bone density, but they have side effects. ...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


2

2
Which is the best treatment for advanced osteporsis (bone disease)?

Which is the best treatment for advanced osteporsis (bone disease)?

Protection: Protection against falls, eliminating (if possible) contributing medications, optimize calcium intake, use a bone protective agent (actonel or miacalcitonin) and assure adequate vitamin d. ...Read more

3

3
What is the treatment for brittle bone disease?

What is the treatment for brittle bone disease?

Symtomtic treatment: We have to treat people according the fractures they have. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
What do you suggest if my mother is 56 she is diagnosed with breast cancer with bone disease. Pls help with best treatment info?

What do you suggest if my mother is 56 she is diagnosed with breast cancer with bone disease. Pls help with best treatment info?

See an oncologist: An oncologist can help decide if the cell type of breast cancer may respond to chemotherapy, as there are several types of breast cancer. Ask if there is a multidisciplinary team (several different specialists with interest in breast cancer) in your area that may discuss optimal treatment. ...Read more

7

7
I have a degenerative bone disease. Is there any way to restore my bones?

I have a degenerative bone disease. Is there any way to restore my bones?

Spine or extremities: Degenerative disease is commonly misunderstood it does not relate to bone rather the supporting structures such cartilage or in case of spine the discs
height loss to disc deteriotion is common after 40 si it is important to preserve supporting structures such as ligaments bone and muscle maintain core body strength. Stay flexible [yoga] and maintain bone strength with calcium and vitamin d. ...Read more

9

9
What are potential treatments for degenerative bone disease?

What are potential treatments for degenerative bone disease?

See below.: Degenerative joint disease, as the wear and tear affects the joints.
Multiple options; starting with pain meds, like the nsaids, tylenol (acetaminophen) arthritis, weight reduction, daily exercises to not only keep wt down but strengthen the muscles which moves the joints, using assistive devices like a cane/stick, crutches/walker;
stronger pain meds and if nothing works the surgery.
Trip to a dr would help. ...Read more

10

10
Are there any medication for degenerative bone disease?

See details: Do you mean degenerative joint disease? If so, there are many options. I do not know what degenerative bone disease means. ...Read more

11

11
Do I have to reveal that I have degenerative bone disease during a job interview?

Do I have to reveal that I have degenerative bone disease during a job interview?

No: An employer can not ask a direct? About your medical health.
If you have to undergo a physical for your job that changes the information you must reveal. ...Read more

12

12
My doctor has been prescribing to me 300mg tramadol per day for osteoarthritis and degenerative bone disease. Will this be effective in treating it?

My doctor has been prescribing to me 300mg tramadol per day for osteoarthritis and degenerative bone disease. Will this be effective in treating it?

Perhaps: Tramadol is a pain reliever that is effective for some folks without being habit forming. It does not "fix" the condition. Often there is no cure, but depending on the exact condition, the drug may be a good part of a program to keep you active. ...Read more

14

14
What bone diseases start with the letter m?

M?: M = metabolic disease? M= metastatic cancer? That's what I see most often. I'm not sure asking this question is helpful on healthtap. Finding out what the diagnosis is will likely be more meaningful than asking the medical community to perform a guessing game. ...Read more

15

15
How do you get tested for celiacs or bone disease?

See details: Blood tests can be done to determine the presence of celiac disease although there seem to be people with gluten sensitivity who do not test positive for celiac antibodies. To discuss testing for bone disease, you have to tell me the specific disease you have in mind. ...Read more

16

16
What are bone diseases you can be born with?

There are so many: Achondroplasia (dwarf), osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bones, fragilitas ossium)
osteopetrosis (marble bone disease, osteosclerosis) hereditary multiple exotosis (osteochondromatosis) osteochondromatosis of radius and ulna.
Osteochondromatosis of humerus. Cartilage-capped solitary osteochondroma of rib. Enchondromatosis (ollier's disease). ...Read more

17

17
Is there a bone disease that is more present in african americans?

Is there a bone disease that is more present in african americans?

No: Not that I know of. Sickle cell anemia which is more prevelant in african americans can cause a type i'd bone destruction. ...Read more

19

19
Getting tested for brittle bone disease?

Getting tested for brittle bone disease?

Should be done: Osteogenesis imperfecta is an abnormality in collagen 1 function, and so you are not able to make bones or other connective tissue structures correctly. This is why people often have "blue sclera" because the collagen is abnormal. Most cases are genetic, but a new mutation (not inherited) can be seen (about 35%). There are 8 major types, and these can be tested for. ...Read more

20

20
Will you grow out of brittle bone disease?

??: Not really sure what you mean
if it is osteogenesis imperfecta the answer is no
if it osteoporosis or it's lesser cousin osteopenia the answer is no
so looks like the answer is no. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Thompson
554 Doctors shared insights

Bone Diseases (Definition)

Any disease process that affects the skeletal system. Some can be metabolic, such as osteoporosis; others can be infectious, ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
695 Doctors shared insights

Natural Remedies (Definition)

Natural remedies are plant based supplements to help with different symptoms people have. They are found ...Read more