Bone density declines gradually with age. According to the NIH, about 1 in 5 women over the age of 50 in the U.S. have osteoporosis and about half of all women over 50 will experience a fracture related to bone loss. Men over 70 are also at increased risk.
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Should you have a bone mineral density test?