Health Tip: Maintaining Healthy Joints
(HealthDay News) -- Taking good care of your joints can help prevent pain, stiffness and other common symptoms of arthritis as you get older.
The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases offers these suggestions:
Get plenty of regular physical activity.
Wear appropriate protective gear to prevent joint injury.
Eat a healthy and balanced diet, and maintain a healthy body weight.
Ask your doctor about whether to take supplements that may help prevent joint damage and injury.
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