| THIS MESSAGE BOARD IS NO LONGER ACTIVE.
TO SEE OUR ACTIVE MESSAGE BOARDS, PLEASE GO HERE |
| | Re: IM 24F MY MOM HAS OSTEOPOROSIS REALLY BAD,SHES ONLY 53
Re: IM 24F MY MOM HAS OSTEOPOROSIS REALLY BAD,SHES ONLY 53
[ Back to Messages
Posted by Thunderstorm17
on August 10, 2000 at 18:12:57:
In Reply to: IM 24F MY MOM HAS OSTEOPOROSIS REALLY BAD,SHES ONLY 53 posted by KAREN on August 09, 2000 at 21:50:39:
: HI PLEASE HELP..MY MOM HAS THIS REAL BAD AND DOC TELLS HER THE TINIEST HIT CAN BREAK HER BONES.....SHE WAS JUST PUT ON FOSAMAX IS THIS GOOD DOES IT WORK?? ANY RECCOMENDATIONS FOR HER TO DO AND NOT DO, EAT NOT EAT, VITAMINS ETC..ANYTHING TO HELP HER BONES BE STRONGER....THANK YOU
I am the same age as your mom with advanced Osteo. Your doctor is the best place to get advice there is a lot of misinformation on the web. There are a number of reasons she could have osteo. My reason is genetic and early menopause. I do not meet the profile and the genes skipped a generation myself and my 49 year old sister have it. The first sign was loose teeth but the dentist never said have a bone scan.
So my disease progressed for years before it was discovered. My experience is fosomax difficult to take, severe side effects possible i switched to Miacalcin nasal spray and organic Harmones Prefest and am hoping for the best. Any sudden weight lifting is a no no. I find just staying active and not over doing it is good, walking etc. However you have to be careful you dont fall
and avoid situations that could cause a fall. Special care with the back to avoid fractures is important. Your mother should get professional advice.
All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:24 PM.
Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!