Even Moderate Weight Loss Can Reduce Knee OA Symptoms

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The results of hundreds of clinical studies over a long period of time can produce confusing results and conflicting recommendations. Even the seemingly healthy practice of taking a daily multivitamin was questioned in a recent online edition of the prestigious Archives of Internal Medicine. However, there is one area of medical research that has produced consistent findings for at least the past 20 years: Losing weight can lessen the force placed on the knee joints and reduce the symptoms of knee osteoarthritis.
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