Ask Dr. Marks: 03/03

Ive heard its important for people with arthritis to take plenty of vitamin C and/or vitamin E. Is this true? Research has been published on both sides of the issue. A recent major study from Australia showed no effect on cartilage wear and joint symptoms between Vitamin E and placebo-treated groups. Neither did dietary levels of antioxidants (Vitamin C and beta carotene) have any effect on cartilage loss. On the other hand, some studies, employing a…
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