Low Vitamin D Levels May Worsen Osteoarthritis Of The Knee

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ScienceDaily (2007-11-15) — Low vitamin D levels may cause greater knee pain and difficulty walking in patients with knee osteoarthritis, according to new research. Knee osteoarthritis is caused by cartilage breakdown in the knee joint. Factors that increase the risk of knee osteoarthritis include being overweight, age, injury or stress to the joints, and family history can increase the risk of knee osteoarthritis.

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