Monthly Archives: Feb 2021

Osteoporosis, sex and brittle bones in the time of Covid-19

One could hardly say that sex has taken a back seat during Covid-19, rather the opposite considering the rise in pregnancies during this time. However, you might be forgiven for thinking: well, that doesn’t affect me because I’ve got osteoporosis – I’m going to spend lockdown polishing up my Spanish or reading a book on […]

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Understanding DXA and Bone Density Results

If you suspect you have osteoporosis, then the easy way to check this, is to have a bone density test. In fact what you will have is a dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA or DXA bone densitometry). It’s painless, non-invasive, accurate and reliable, and involves a very low dose of radiation. The scan is a […]

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