Detecting osteoporosis earlyThe best method to detect osteoporosis is to go for a Bone Mineral Density (BMD) test. This test measures bone density at multiple sites of the body such as the hip and spine.
Bone Mineral Density (BMD) Testing can help detect early loss of bone mass. If the test shows that you are at risk of osteoporosis, certain medications can be prescribed to slow down the rate of bone loss and help prevent osteoporosis.
If you are 45 years and above, you can also take our Osteoporosis Self-Assessment Tool to calculate your likelihood of developing osteoporosis.
Consult your doctor if you think you are at risk of osteoporosis and ask for advice on Bone Mineral Density Testing.
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