Saturday, April 17, 2010

Bone Mineral Density Tests

It is a good idea for women to get a Bone Mineral Density test around the age of 35. This gives you a good baseline density level before perimenopause starts to set in. Most DEXA scans come with easy-to-read graph reports. Even if you forget what the doctor said, you can refer back to the graph and see the results.
In case your report is not so user-friendly, here is a chart that shows how to read the scores. Where ever you are on the list, make sure you discuss with your doctor the appropriate diet, lifestyle, and supplement changes you need to make to ensure strong bones for life!


  1. NOW you tell me! I'm 10 years behind schedule! Do I have to have an MD do this?

  2. Nope. You can get one through me...