A bone density scan allows for the early detection of osteoporosis and bone loss. Special X-rays to measure how many grams of calcium and other bone minerals, collectively known as bone mineral content, are packed into a segment of bone. The higher the mineral content, the denser the bone.
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|Increase effect of another treatment||7||1|
|Pain in hips||2||0||
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