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What's the safest way to treat bone loss?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Many options
First, find out the cause of the bone loss so you are not just treating the symptom instead of the cause.
If you have osteopenia, make sure you maintain proper nutrition, keep active, do weight bearing exercises daily, take adequate calcium + vit d supplement (1200-1500 mg, 2000 iu vit d). If you have osteoporosis, do all above and a fda approved osteoporosis after discussion with your md/do.

In brief: Many options
First, find out the cause of the bone loss so you are not just treating the symptom instead of the cause.
If you have osteopenia, make sure you maintain proper nutrition, keep active, do weight bearing exercises daily, take adequate calcium + vit d supplement (1200-1500 mg, 2000 iu vit d). If you have osteoporosis, do all above and a fda approved osteoporosis after discussion with your md/do.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Ronald Achong
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Many options
Medications and weight exercises are safe.

In brief: Many options
Medications and weight exercises are safe.
Dr. Ronald Achong
Dr. Ronald Achong
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Most medications
There are a number of medications specifically intended to treat osteoporosis.
Your doctor will need to decide, with you, if and when you need to be treated and which of the available medications would be best for you.

In brief: Most medications
There are a number of medications specifically intended to treat osteoporosis.
Your doctor will need to decide, with you, if and when you need to be treated and which of the available medications would be best for you.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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