If not prevented or if left untreated, osteoporosis can progress painlessly, acting as a “silent” disease until a bone fractures. The “gold standard” method to determine if your bones have become porous is through a bone density scan. [...]
It is estimated as many as 54 million Americans have osteoporosis and low bone mass. A good way to determine if your bones have become porous is through a bone density scan. But what test is best, and where should you go? LiveSmart takes a look.