Osteoporosis and Osteopenia

Osteoporosis and osteopenia are conditions of reduced bone density, usually affecting post-menopausal women and elderly men. This is measured by a DEXA scan, which is a specialised low energy¬†x-ray. A calculation determines whether the bone density is healthy, low (osteopenic), or very low (osteoporotic). Bones are not solid, and inside they look a bit like […]

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