Doctors are just starting to learn that bone density might be somewhat lower than expected in people with WS. However, doctors are not sure if fractures are more common in WS than in the general population. Doctors usually recommend monitoring bone density in adults with WS. This is usually done through a bone density scan, also called a DXA scan. This is a painless scan that is like an X-ray.
Strategies that can help improve bone density are: