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Does Testosterone Deficiency Cause Osteoporosis

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AIDS InfoNet

Osteoporosis

... What Is Bone? What Is Osteoporosis? What Causes It? HIV and Osteoporosis Antacids and Bone Mineral Density How Do I Know if I Have Osteoporosis? What Can I Do About Osteoporosis? For More Information What Is Bone? Bone is a living, growing
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Does Vitamin D affect hiv meds?

Hello, I have been diagnosed with osteopenia and have been advised by my doctor to take a vitamin D supplement. Does vitamin D affect my meds? I take Isentress and Truvada. I am now taking 2000 I.U of vitamin D per day. I also now take a...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...population have low bone density. So, getting a handle on the multitude of risk factors of bone disease, like vitamin D or testosterone deficiency is important. To this end, I'm heartened to hear that your doctor has screened your bone health... Read more »

Low Testosterone and Androgel therapy

Dr Frascino,I'm a 52 year old male who was diagnosed with HIV 15 years ago. Currently my VL has been undetectible for a number of years and I'm in generally good health. In November of 2002 I had a testosterone, free test and the results were 6.7...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...symptoms are quite classic for hypogonadism (low testosterone). Considering you had this diagnosis made in 2002 and also have osteoporosis, it's certainly not unreasonable to expect your HIV specialist to tune into this problem and stay on top of... Read more »

osteoporosis and hiv

thank you in advance. my question is the relationship of hiv drugs and the onset of osteoporosis. is there a current treatment, and what if any is the prevention/ linda
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...D, cigarette use, alcohol use, caffeine use,low body weight, age, low hormone levels (such as post menopausal in women or low testosterone in men). HIV related factors include longer time with HIV and a lower CD4 count. The link to any... Read more »

testosterone levels

what levels of testosterone are normal for a 46yr old man with HIV. could u tell me the diffrerence between free and total.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...confirms low testosterone levels, then treatment should be considered. Hypogonadism in men is associated with fatigue, depression, osteoporosis, decreased muscle mass and strength, loss of facial and body hair, and perhaps worst of all, decreased... Read more »
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The Endocrine Society

Endocrine Society Calls for Medicare Coverage of DXA Bone Density Testing to Be Extended to Men With Testosterone Deficiency

... Chevy Chase, Md. -- Hypogonadism, also known as testosterone deficiency, affects 4-5 million men in the United States placing them at risk for developing osteoporosis. Despite the clear Read more »
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

...Risk Factors How to Know If You Have Bone Problems Diet and Healthy Bones Exercise and Healthy Bones Drugs to Treat Osteoporosis Protect Your Bones The Importance of Healthy Bones Bones play many important roles in your body.... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

A Bad Break -- Bone Issues in People With HIV

...also in women, the density of their bones (called bone mineral density or BMD) is kept normal by having adequate amounts of testosterone present. 3 HIV, it turns out, can not only effect how well the osteoblasts (construction cells) work, but... Read more »
The Body

Frailty, Bone Disease and Vitamin D Deficiency: An Update From the 1st International Workshop on HIV & Aging

...bone loss. Todd Brown, M.D., Ph.D., reviewed available data on bone loss in HIV that show increased incidence of osteopenia and osteoporosis. Bone loss seems to be associated with inflammatory responses due to HIV infection and/or by the lack of... Read more »
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What foolish and senseless behavior. Please Help!

Posted by brainshom, 1 Reply
About 2 months ago, I did something that was completely out of my character and now I am scared as hell. I was new in the neighborhood and had a one night stand with a girl whom I later found out was/is a prostitute. Had I known she was a sex... Read more »

Nandrolone Decanoate/Testosterone/Oxandrin

Posted by ktp2008, 1 Reply
...longer makes Deca-Durabolin, If anyone is looking for a reliable and good compounding pharmacy that has Nandrolone Decanoate, Testosterone Cypionate, and Oxandrin at affordable prices, call New Life Pharmacy in Boca Raton, FL and ask for Nicole... Read more »

Nandrolone Decanoate/Testosterone/Oxandrin

Posted by ktp2008
...no longer makes Deca-Durabolin, If anyone is looking for a good reliable compounding pharmacy that has Nandrolone Decanoate, Testosterone Cypionate, and Oxandrin at affordable prices, call New Life Pharmacy in Boca Raton, FL and ask for Nicole... Read more »

Nandrolone Decanoate/Testosterone/Oxandrin

Posted by ktp2008
...longer makes Deca-Durabolin, If anyone is looking for a reliable and good compounding pharmacy that has Nandrolone Decanoate, Testosterone Cypionate, and Oxandrin at affordable prices, call New Life Pharmacy in Boca Raton, FL and ask for Nicole... Read more »