Feeling Great: What you need to know about osteoporosis

As people get older their bones get older too. Osteoporosis is a disease that makes bones weak and makes them more prone to break easily.

Dr. Darren Wright with High Point Regional Health says the only way to detect osteoporosis is though a screening that measures the density of the bone.

There are two major things you can do to help prevent osteoporosis. It is important to have plenty of calcium and vitamin D in your diet.

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