A bone-density test is a way to measure the strength of your bones. The main reason to have the test is to find and treat serious bone loss, called osteoporosis, and prevent fractures and disability.
Test is used to screen for or monitor bone disorders. It is also sometimes used to check vitamin D levels in people with chronic illnesses such as asthma, psoriasis, and certain autoimmune diseases.
A magnesium test is used to measure the level of magnesium in the blood (or sometimes urine). … It also may be ordered when a person has symptoms that may be due to a magnesium deficiency, […]
This test is ordered to see how much phosphorus is in your blood. Kidney, liver, and certain bone diseases can cause abnormal phosphorus levels.
A blood calcium test is ordered to screen for, diagnose, and monitor a range of conditions relating to the bones, heart, nerves, kidneys, and teeth.
This test is used to help identify hyperparathyroidism, to find the cause of abnormal calcium levels, or to check the status of chronic kidney disease. PTH controls calcium and phosphorus levels in the blood.