What is Osteopenia?
Many people wonder, "What is osteopenia?" When a person has decreased bone density -- but not enough to be diagnosed with osteoporosis -- the condition is called osteopenia. Unfortunately, osteopenia is a major risk factor for osteoporosis, so careful tests will be done to measure your bone health and try to prevent complications, like fractures.(Click Osteopenia to learn more about this condition, possible risk factors, and how it is diagnosed.)