Bone Density Screening for Osteoporosis

In the Clinic

As we (especially females) age, the bones lose calcium. It starts slowly after age 40 associated with hormonal changes of menopause. There are three categories that as womans bone can be categorized as. These categories are: Normal, Osteopenic and Osteoporotic. Osteopenia is a bone that is losing calcium but still has enough to maintain strength. In Osteoporosis, the bone has lost a significant amount of calcium and the danger of a fracture exists. Our Doctors will screen the bones and make suggestions for therapy based on the findings. The chelation appears to be beneficial in Osteoporosis (paper # 21)

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