Items Tagged ‘Joint Health’

Ask the Doctors - Should I try glucosamine for joint pain?

April 25, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Should I try glucosamine for joint pain?

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Dear Doctors: I love to go for long walks and lately have noticed that I’m developing pain in my hip joints. I think that’s just part of aging but my daughter is urging me to try a glucosamine supplement. Can this really be helpful? Glucosamine is a compound that is naturally produced within your body. […]

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Tags: arthritis, Ask the Doctors, cartilage, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, glucosamine, Joint Health, rheumatology


Ask the Doctors - Is running bad for my knees?

March 21, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Is running bad for my knees?

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Dear Doctors: I recently added running to my weight-loss program. Not only do I feel better, but the pounds are also coming off faster. However, I keep reading that running is bad for my knees, so it makes me wonder — am I making a mistake? We’re happy to reassure you that running, when done […]

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Tags: Advanced age, body mass index, Distance runner, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, exercise, family history, fitness, heart attack, Joint Health, Joint Injury, Lower BMI