Women—especially after menopause—have a higher risk for osteoporosis than men do. By the age of 65, men still average about 91 percent of their peak bone mass, but women average only about 74 percent. Women generally have thinner bones, accounting for some of the increased risk.
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Should you have a bone mineral density test?