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I'm 60/F, have low D3, B12, cervical spondylosis, osteoporosis, mild scoliosis, possible hypothyroid (TSH=6.8). What's causing me vertigo sometimes?

I'm 60/F, have low D3, B12, cervical spondylosis, osteoporosis, mild scoliosis, possible hypothyroid (TSH=6.8). What's causing me vertigo sometimes?

Well to start with: You must correct the TSH elevation. Clearly, hypothyroidism may be manifesting in you at least as dizziness or vertigo. Also, what are your B12 levels. You said they were low....but there is also a criterion for actually being B12 DEFICIENT even low it appears by laboratory standards you are simply low. That could be another reason. And a 3rd possibility would be positional vertigo. More info. ...Read more

Dr. PHILIP WALLER
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Osteoporosis (Definition)

Currently it is better to think of osteoporosis as a condition where the bone is weakened, and can be managed or treated rather than cured. This is usually performed by dietary modifications, ingestion of supplemental calcium, vitamin d and a class of agents notice the bisphosphonates. These are usually delivered via oral or intramuscular injection on a weekly or monthly ...Read more


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What is the best exercise for a person who'd 31 years old with osteoporosis and thyroid removed who weighs 160 pounds?

What is the best exercise for a person who'd 31 years old with osteoporosis and thyroid removed who weighs 160 pounds?

AEROBIC: Exercise , eg: Running/ fast walking is not only healthy for your bones....also is great for your heart!1 Its CHEAP a good pair of running/walking foot wear and a monitoring system such as "FITBIT: costs a lot less than Club Memberships/GYM exercise equipment! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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I'm a 31-year-old male with osteoporosis and thyroid removed I want to exercise what's the best way to?

I'm a 31-year-old male with osteoporosis and thyroid removed I want to exercise what's the best way to?

Osteoporosis: If your thyroid has been removed you need to be prescribed thyroid hormone replacement. Osteoporosis at your age is uncommon and you need to find out why and if necessary begin appropriate therapy. ...Read more

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I am 31 year old male who has weak bladder has osteoporosis thyroid is their a way too stranthen my bladder ?

I am 31 year old male who has weak bladder has osteoporosis thyroid is their a way too stranthen my bladder 
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Osteoporosis?: I can't tell you much about bladder strengthening, but I am concerned about you being on alendronate for a diagnosis of osteoporosis at age 31. Although an overactive thyroid can cause bone loss, it would be unusual to cause osteoporosis in your age group. Also remember that DEXA scans are not standardized for young men, and can thereby be misleading. ...Read more

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I have been treated for osteoporosis 4 years ago. Now my hips i-e greater trochanters hurt when i lay on my sides. I also have a small goiter diagnosed as enlarged thyroid. Plz prescribe

I have been treated for osteoporosis 4 years ago. Now my hips i-e greater trochanters hurt when i lay on my sides. I also have a small goiter diagnosed as enlarged thyroid. Plz prescribe

Diagnoses needed.: Osteoporosis is not painful unless a fracture is present. Pain in the hips could be arthritis or tendonitis. X-rays and examination by an orthopaedic surgeon or rheumatologist would be helpful. Thyroid blood tests and possibly an ultrasound examination of the thyroid should be obtained. Bone density testing would be useful in determining the need for osteoporosis treatment. ...Read more

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I have hepc fatty liver thyroid osteoporosis should I take vitamins and calcium?

I have hepc fatty liver thyroid osteoporosis should I take vitamins and calcium?

Discuss with your Dr: Calcium can help improve bone density but it can interfere with absorption of thyroid hormone if you are hypothyroid. Studies in the past few yrs showed some adverse affects of ca supplement like calcification in the heart with ? Of possible cause of heart disease so better to get calcium in diet, 3 servings of dairy daily. ...Read more

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I have high iron 327 fatty liver hepatitis C genotype 1 thyroid osteoporosis my liver is working fine what food I should avoid?

I have high iron 327 fatty liver hepatitis C genotype 1 thyroid osteoporosis  my liver is working fine what food I should avoid?

Healthjy diet will h: Fatty liver usually occurs when you are overweight. So you need to eat healthy and lose some weight(also begin daily exercise). You should adopt reduced fats in your diet and reduce refined carbohydrates like sugar and starches. Avoid animal fats and switch to a plant based, low caloric diet with ample portions of veggies and fruits in your diet. ...Read more

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I have hepatitis C genotype 1 osteoporosis thyroid high iron fatty liver can I take reclast (zoledronic acid) infusion?

I have hepatitis C genotype 1 osteoporosis thyroid high iron fatty liver can I take reclast (zoledronic acid) infusion?

You can: To my knowledge, there is no reports of injury to liver with this medication. Chronic liver disease, especially cirrhosis can cause osteoporosis, so it should be treated. I would also recommend to see specialist to treat your hepatitis c , since there are new medications, hopefully get approved end of this year. These are highly effective (>90% cure rate). ...Read more

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I have all the health risk for having osteoporosis ,small frame bones ,hypothyroidism and genetics my mother has it , does it means I'll have it too?

I have all the health risk for having osteoporosis ,small frame bones ,hypothyroidism and genetics my mother has it , does it means I'll have it too?

A bone density test: would tell. If you have bone pains now, get it done now. If not, wait until you enter menopause. In women, osteoporosis becomes an issue the years after the have entered menopause. As of age 60 a bone density scan is typically covered under insurance, before that if you have risk factors. Your family doctor will be able to tell based on your history. ...Read more

Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results when the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more


Dr. James Dukelow
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more