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Should You Get Tested for Osteoporosis? [Infographic]

Loss of bone density is a normal thing that occurs as we get older, but some of us experience bone loss at a more rapid or increased rate as a result of Osteoporosis. More than half of the U.S. adult population over the age of 50 have Osteoporosis, but most don’t notice that they have the disease until they break a bone. The best way to diagnose Osteoporosis is to perform a bone density test. These tests use special X-rays that can measure the density of minerals in your bones. If you’re interested in learning more about your risk of Osteoporosis, check out our infographic below!

To view the full size infographic, click on the image below then the magnifying glass.

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