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At 70 do I necessarukt have weak bones?

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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
8 doctors agree

In brief: See below

Just because you are seventy does not have to mean you have weak bones.
Obviously, because of your age, you are at a higher risk for bone loss. See your physician and obtain a dexa or bone density and see what your bone density is and you will have an answer.

In brief: See below

Just because you are seventy does not have to mean you have weak bones.
Obviously, because of your age, you are at a higher risk for bone loss. See your physician and obtain a dexa or bone density and see what your bone density is and you will have an answer.
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
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Dr. Janet Greenhut
Preventive Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

Whether a person develops weak bones or osteoporosis as they age depends on a lot of factors including gender, race, family history, weight, medications, history of smoking, and alcohol use.
The best way to get screened for weak bones is with a bone mineral density scan. It's recommended for women over 65. If you haven't had one, talk to your doctor about it.

In brief: No

Whether a person develops weak bones or osteoporosis as they age depends on a lot of factors including gender, race, family history, weight, medications, history of smoking, and alcohol use.
The best way to get screened for weak bones is with a bone mineral density scan. It's recommended for women over 65. If you haven't had one, talk to your doctor about it.
Dr. Janet Greenhut
Dr. Janet Greenhut
Thank
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