Category: DEXA

5 Tips to Maintain Healthy Bones

Some factors, such as exercise and diet, can also impact your bone mass over time so it’s important to take steps to keep your bones strong and healthy as you age. Here are five simple but effective ways to protect your bone health as you get older.

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Can a DEXA Scan Detect Cancer?

DEXA scans are used to measure bone mineral density. This information can help us determine your likelihood for bone fractures and osteoporosis, and see if cancer has spread to your bones. 

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How to Prepare for a Bone Scan

A bone scan requires no special preparation. You don't need to restrict your diet or avoid particular activities in preparation for a bone scan. However, it is important to tell your doctor if you are or may be pregnant or breastfeeding.

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National Osteoporosis Awareness Month

May is National Osteoporosis Awareness Month, a condition that causes loss of bone density and strength. Osteoporosis can occur in people of any age, but it’s more common in older adults, especially women.

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What is a DEXA Scan?

DEXA, which stands for “dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry”, is a medical imaging test that measures bone density using the mineral content of the bones in certain […]

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