Posts Tagged ‘bone mineral density’

January 24th, 2013

Interpreting Bone Density T-Score and Z-Score

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If bone loss is a potential threat, the medical recourse is to submit oneself to a bone mineral density (BMD) test to find out the true state of the bones at that point in time. The findings from the test expressed as T-score and Z-score are significant because they work as the backbone of the treatment program to manage the medical case of the patient. The problem lies now on the interpretation of these bone density T-score and Z-score.

October 10th, 2012

Bone Density Screening: A Wise Decision

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Have you ever thought of undergoing a bone density screening? Are you predisposed to osteoporosis or you just want to feel secured health wise? Are you engaged in a sport or interest that will be pretty much ruined should a fracture occur? If by chance you say yes to any of these, then it seems you need to have a bone density screening now.

September 27th, 2012

Understanding the Causes Of Low Bone Density

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Bone density or bone mineral density (BMD) refers to the amount of the inorganic mineral called hydroxylapatite in every cubic centimeter of bones. The condition of the bones may indicate a lot of things including presence of secondary osteoporosis. Aging, particularly of women, is of particular interest yet cases in men and children are similarly common. It may be worthwhile to look into the structure of the bone to understand how bone loss may happen.


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