About Menopause 5 minute read

What is a Bone Density Scan and Do You Need One?

It was not until the onset of perimenopause that a medical practitioner mentioned a bone density test to me. Why would I be worried about my bones? Old people fall down and break bones. Children break bones in play. And sometimes in car accidents, victims end up with broken bones. But at 46 I did not draw a connection between my decreasing levels of estrogen, a loss of bone mass and menopause.