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Poll: Aching Joints Make Older Adults Reach for Many Forms of Pain Relief – But Health Risks Could Follow

September 12, 2022

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5-15 mins
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Many people deal with joint pain and arthritis daily, but have they talked with their primary care physician about proper care and maintenance of the issue? In a recent poll released by the University of Michigan National Poll of Healthy Aging, many Americans over the age of 50 that exhibit arthritis symptoms say the ailment limits their usual activities. Still, many haven’t talked to a doctor about medication risks and instead choose to manage their symptoms with various methods ranging from OTCs to cannabis, often mixing methods, without knowing possible repercussions.

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