Are you at risk of Osteoporosis?
If you answer "yes" to any of these questions you could be at increased risk of fracture
Are you a female over 40 years of age?
Are you a male over 50 years of age?
Do you have an Oestrogen deficiency as a result of menopause, especially early or surgically induced?
Do you have a family history of osteoporosis or easily broken bones?
Have you had prolonged absence of menstrual periods?
Have you had eating disorders eg Anorexia nervosa?
Have you had low lifetime calcium intake?
Have you had prolonged use of cortisone based medications, diuretics, or medications, for epilepsy or thyroid conditions?
Are you a male with low testosterone levels?
Have you broken a bone as an adult due to minimal trauma?
Do you have an inactive lifestyle?
Are you or have you been a cigarette smoker?
Are you an excessive user of alcohol?