Bone density

What is Bone density?

Bone density is a medical term normally referring to the amount of mineral matter per square centimeter of bones. Bone density is used in clinical medicine as an indirect indicator of osteoporosis and fracture risk. It is also called bone mineral density.It is measured by a procedure called densitometry,the measurement is painless and non-invasive and involves low radiation exposure.

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I an now on depakote for seizure disorder. i an finding that the last two years, my bone density is gettig lower per the density tests. I am 60...

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I am a 70 year old female. A recent bone density test stated "the left femoral neck, bone mineral density is 0.0439 g/cm2 with a T-score of -3.7...

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The number is very low, consult your orthopedic surgeon.

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The bones in my lower legs are very painful when bumped. This has been increasing for several
years, I am an 84 year old female who has lead an...

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Improving bone density and skin elasticity should help

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