Posted by: JJ | 2008/12/04

In the Osteopenia range

Im 35 years old, I have been in early menopause from age 30. I was recently sent for a bone density scan and it shows that I am in the range for incresed fracture risk and in the osteopenia range. My Dr put me on Protos 2mg daily. I would really like to know what does this result mean exactly and what causes me to have increased fracture risk at my age? All i could get from my dr was that I need to take this med to help me build up my bones. I also jog for about 30 minutes a day for 5 days a week. I have no weight issues. Also does this have anything to do with my hair falling recently?

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Dear JJ
Please fax your scan results(with your contact details) to me if you can- 0219317075, or phone me on 021 9317894. I just need a little more information on your results as osteopenia can range from almost normal to almost osteoporotic and I need to see the values.

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