Our expert says:
An x-ray is the most insensitive method to determine a low bone density (osteopenia). I would only suggest a proper bone density if there were severe risk factors for osteoporosis. You are also still building bone mass (until about 30), so you probably don't have to worry about this. If you want to know more about the risk factors, you can contact the Osteoporosis Foundation on 021 931 7894.
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