Have you ever had a DEXA bone density scan?
Are you concerned about your bone health? Have you ever had a DEXA scan to measure your bone density? Tell us about it!
I'm concerned about my bone and joint health for a lot of reasons. Every year I have my DEXA scan. The test s COMPLETELY without discomfort. I was asked to like on my back on an x-ray table. One leg (I think it was my right) was measured for it's length (I think!) and placed gently in a cradle to hold it COMPLETELY still.
Then a machine went over the lower half of my body scanning it to get the densest and lease dense bones in the lower body. If I'm not mistaken, it was found that the hips have the greatest bone density score. In maybe 1-2 weeks you get the results, which usually are normal, show osteopenia (mild thinning of bones usually due to aging) or osteoporosis and a "T-score" is generated.
Your doctor will discuss with you any findings to be concerned about. However, if your doc doesn't call you, call him/her to discuss results. Annie
by Elayne 6 years ago
Have you ever had any broken bones?
by Patricia hunter 2 years ago
I have bone density of 90 year im 64 have numerous complications from prednisone help
by Comfort Babatola 8 years ago
Have you ever tried to out-run a moving train?
by WheelerWife 4 years ago
Have you ever had a CT scan?Did you get the answers you were looking for as a result?
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Ever since the Maven takeover, there has been an ongoing and increasing delay in earnings reports. Up to a week before we can see the most recent earnings.Under HP, barring any outside glitches, we always had our reports up-to-date within a day or two.This new trend is unsettling.
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You scrape your butt off the bed at your usual time, get a coffee or tea into you and still, no matter what you do, you can't get started? It feels like it's taking me 10 minutes just to string a sentence together, and I have a business meeting in 2 hours! lol
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